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Jfrora iijf Collcttion if "Sr. |inulj." 



JAMES R OSGOOD & CO 



Our 


People. 


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At Home. 


Our 


People. 


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Street-Life. 


Our 


People. 


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In the Country. 


Our 


People. 


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Travelling. 


Our 


People. 


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Professional. 


Our 


People. 


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Ofticial. 


Our 


People. 


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In the Army. 


Our 


People. 


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Art and Artists. 


Our 


People. 


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Vol unteers. 


Our 


People. 


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At Business. 


Our 


People. 


■•M.>H(K=S«. 


Domestics. 


Our 


People. 




Working Folk. 


Our 


People. 


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In Ireland. 


Our 


People. 




In Scotland. 




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PAGE 


PAGE t 




PACE 


PAGE 


A^ustmeut -25 


Bon Voyage! . 100, 152 


Concert, the Morning 


97 


Distinction, a • . .51 


A Fortiori . no 


Boon Companions . .96 


Conclusive . . 


58 


Distracting . • ■ 47 


Alarming .... 4.^ 


Boxing-Day . . . -55 


Confederate, a Treacherous 


=3 


District Visitor, Trials of a 127 


Alma Mater ■ ■ . 50 


Boys, those Dreadful . ■ So 


'Confession .... 


134 


Durance 3 


Angling Eitraordinary 81 


Breaking the Ice 24, 156 


in Confusion 


iS 


Duty and Pleasure . 69 


Answer, a Soft . .22 


Brie a Brae . ... 144 


Confidence, in ... 


98 


• 


Anything for a Change .118 


Brother Brush ■ ■ 84 


Connoisseur, the 


16 


Education! . . 23, loi 


Appeal, a Final • ■ 37 


Brushing Pa's New Hat . 136 


Connoisseurs, the . 


60 


Embarrassing . . . • 50 


Appearances . nS 


Business! ■ ■ 6g 


Conscience, a Guilty . 


74 


Encouraging! . 90, 145 


Arbiter Elegantiarum . . 35 


a Stroke of. . 135 


Conscience Clause, the . 


lOI 


Equal to the Situation . 74 


Arcadian Amenities . . 56 


Bus-Measure 147 


Considerate . 


52 


Exchange ! . . . . 25 


Archery Meeting, the . . 76 


By the Card . ■■41 


Convalescent, the . 


74 


Excuse, a Perfect . . .107 


Architecture (Irish) . .123 




Cool Card, a 


97 


Exempli Gratia • . -102 


Argnmentum ad Hominem 2 1 


Candid .... 132 


Cricket .... 


23 


Extenuating Circumstances 70 


Artful-Very! • • 57 


Canny • . 68, 122 


Criticism, Considerate 


109 


Extortion . • • -130 


Artist. Our . .54 


Casual Acquaintance, a . 43 


Legitimate . 


127 




Art-School Conversazione, 


Catechism under DifBculties 78 


Culture for the Working 


Fahrenheit .... 107 


Our 119 


Cavalry Criticism . . . 142 


Classes • 


43 


Failiiig, a Little ... 60 


As Well as can be Expected 46 


Chaff 31 


Cure, a Perfect ■ 


45 


Failures, Our. . • • 149 


Awkward! 75, 108 


Change for the Better, a 65 


Curious .... 


iiS 


amiliarity breeds Con- 




Character a Satisfactory . 98 


Customer, Bad 


2 


empt . . ». .124 


Badinage .... 146 


Chronology . • . . 147 






Family Man, a . 15 


Bagpipes and Classical Music $6 


Circumlocutory! 43 


Dear, Dear Boy ! • 


83 


Family Pride . . . i 


Banting in the Yeomanry 155 


Civil Serv.^nts, H.M., What 


Decimals on Deck 


«3 


Family Ties . . . . S 


Bargain, Driving a . -132 


they have to Endure ■ 117 


Definition, a . 


70 


Foather, the last (Co-oper- 


Barometrical 14 


Civil Service Miseries . 49 


Degenerate Son, a 


• 25 


ative) • '25 


Beard Movement, the ■ 1 06 


Club Law .94 


Delicacy .... 


40 


Fiat Experimentum . -153 


Beauty, a Thing of . .126 


Colloquial Equivalents 65 


Delicately Put . 


73 


Fine Art ■ • . .145 


Benediction! a ■■ ^33 


Commissariat, the • . 69 


Depression 


,S(T 


Finishing Touch, the ■ • 109 


Bereaved ... 96 


Copiparisons .73 


Desperate Case ! . 25 


, 100 


Fish, a Big . . . .56 


Between two Shoeblacks 


Compliment, j. . 47 


Dignity . . . . i 


, 102 


Fishing, an Evening's (be- 


we fall. &c. . . 1 20 


Complimentary . ■ 39 


Dilemma, a ■ 20, 91 


,•38 


hind the Distillery at 


Bird Show, the ■ .5 


Compliments of the Season 


Dinners. Little, How w 




Sligo) . .121 


Birthday Dinner-Party, 


82, 85, 131 


arrange our 


• 58 


Flattering . . -72 


Mrs. Prummage's . 1 34 


Compliments of theCSketch- 


Disaffection ! 


• '25 


Flunkeianum . ■ • > 37 


Blank Firing ■ • ■ '55 


ing) Season .84 


Dish, a New 


■ 53 


For Better for Worse '. 7 



iContrnlS of ■©SlU ^J «£ O iJ Ibe." 



Game (a) Two can Play at 
Gamut, the . 
Garrison Instruction ■ 
Grandiloquence 
Gratitude - 
Grey Mare, the 
Gentility in Greens ■ 
Geology . . ■ • 
Golden Age Restored, the 

Habit, Force of 

„ a Luxurious - 
Ha! Ha! the Wooin' o' it 
Happy Thought 
Hard Lines . 
Hardship, a • 
Hard-up on a Wet Day 
Harp in the Air, the 
Heresy .... 
He thought he was Safe 
Hibernian Veracity 
High Life below b rs ! 
Hoist with his own Pon. 
Hunting Appointments 
Hunting Idiot 
Hygiene 
Hyperbole 

Ignorance, Crass • 
Im-pertincnt ■ 
Incidit in Scyllam, &c. 
locombinahle Elements 
Ingennas Didicisse, &c. 
Ingenuity, Irish 
In the Long Bun 
Initiative, Obvious • 
Inspection, Our . 
Intelligent! . 
In Vino Meraoria 
lo Bacche ! 

Irish Grievances, Real 
Irreverent 
Inovocablc . 
Is it Pos-siblc ? ! . 
It's an HI Wind, &c. . 
It's the Pace that K 

Jeopardy, in ■ 
Just in Time 



PACE 

13 

141 
142 

77 
93 
58 
9 
96 

63 

50 
63 
■50 
82 

35 
140 

99 
122 

4» 

108 

I II 

94 

47 

89 

54 

108 

88 



99 
36 
12 

■5" 

'3 = 
89 

129 
78 
60 
8S 

■53 
55 
3' 
90 

141 

4> 



Knowledge, Pursuit of 

Labour, Division of ■ 

Lapsus Lingux 

Last Word, the • 

Le Jeu ne vaut pas la 

Chandelle 
Lessons in the Vacation 
Let Well alone ! • 
Levelling tip 
Liberal to a Fault 
Like her Impudence 
Lingua East Anglia 
Little and Good • 
Look before you Leap 
Lucid! 

Lucus a Non, Sic. 
Luxury, Seasonable 



PACE 

• 95 

38 
76 
9' 

28 

•38 

28 

77 
48 

140 
62 

'35 
27 
26 
88 



Making Things Pleasant ■ 81 
Mai Apropos ■ .18 

Manners! ■ ■ .116 

Manoeuvres, Our . • 19, 59 
March of Refinement ■ ■ 2 
Master of the Situation ? ! 1 1 6 
Matter! . . . •37 

Meat Supply, the . .66 

Menace 126 

Men were Deceivers ever 49 
Mens Conscia ■ ■ i 

Mercies, Small, (not) 

Thankful for . . 30 

Military Manceuvres , .19 
Mind and Matter . 79 

Mine of Speculation, a . 21 
Misnomer, a . . . . 128 
Mistakes will Happen . 136 
Mistletoe Bough, Oh the . 42 
Model, an Irish ■ ■ '33 

More than one for his Nob 137 
M. P., a Pledged ■ . 4 

Music in the Midlands . 106 
Music of the Future- Sen 

sation Opera . 94 

Mystery solved, the 3 

Mystification .71 

Nae that Fou! .110 

Narcotic, a ■ '5 



Natural Advantages 
Nature and Art 
Never say ' Die ' . 
Nimble Ninepence, the 
No accounting for Taste 
Noblesse oblige! 
No Mistake, this Time 
No such Luck 
Not Proven. 
Not so Fast ! ■ 
Not to put too fine a Point 
on it ■ 

Obliging • 

Off! ... . 

Offender, an Old 

Offer, a Fair 

Officer (an) and a Gentle- 
man! 

Once for All . . 

On the Pace of it . 

Order, an Eitensive • 

Ornaments for your Fire- 
Stoves? . 



PAGE 
"3 



Panic in the Kitchen, a 

Parthian Shaft, a 

Particular! 

,, to a Hair . 

Partner, Vivifying Treat- 
ment of a 

Passage of Arms, a - 

Penny Wise . 

Perils of the Deep . 

Personal! 

Perepectivc ! 

Pet. Intelligent 

Pickles, Mixed . 

Pic-nic, the . 

Pink of Fashion, the 

Plain to Demonstration 

Pleasant for Simpkins ! 

Pleasuring ! 

Plutocrat, a - ■ 

Point of View, a 

Point of View, from one 

Poor Humanity! 

Precise . . , 

Presence of Mind 



"3 

36 

129 

64 

'05 

»7 

3° 

121 

'54 
36 

7' 

38 

55 

I II 

'43 
92 

'3' 
30 

131 



Prevention's better than 
Cure 

Profanation - 

Proof Positive . . 

Prospect, a Pleasant 

Prospect, a Nice 

Provinces, Something from 
the .... ,55 

Prudence, Common . . 6 

Pulpit-Critics, Stern . 68 



32 

"5 

34, 90 

'47 

34 

'37 

46 

4 
100 

79 

3 

126 

57 

5 

9 

128 

107 
37 
87 

119 

7 
29 

'44 



g 
. 80 

• 3» 

67.85 

• 95 



Qualifications . 
Quantity, not Quality 
Quite another Thing 
Quite Superfluous 

Races not yet Extinct 
Rather too Literal • 
Ready ! . . . 
Reason in Woman 
Reassuring . • 67, 
Rsddctio ad Absurdum 
Refrigerated Tourists 
Rsfusal, a Rash 
Register! Register! . 



Reminiscences • 
Reproof. Proper 
Res Augusta Domi 
Reserves, Our— the Battle 
of Amesbury 
Auxiliary Forces, 

North of Ireland ■ 
Restraints of Society 
Retributive Justice • 
Revenge for the Union 

More 
Riding Lesson, the • 
RoU-Call, the . . 
Romance of the Kitchen 
Run of the House, the 
Running Drill, the New 
Rural Simplicity . 
Rustic Recollections 

Sacrifice ... 
Satisfactory ! 
Sausage Machine, the . 
Scruples ... 



33 
148 
I II 
'OS 



'S» 
83 
'49 
1 12 
86 
2 

73 

120 

97 

46 

•35 



59 

146 
"4 
4' 

13 
26 

9 
82 
103 
'9 
78 
52 



'50 
t6 



Contents of '©aiE 13 «£© 13 ly(E.-' 



Scrupulous ' 


PACE 
12 


PAGE 

Suit your Talk to your 


Ticket of Leave, a • 


PACE 

. 66 


Wages and Wives 


P.\CF- 

93 


Season, a Bad • 


124 


Company .75 


'Tis better not to Know 


• 30 


Warning, Awful 


16 


Secrets 


«'5 


Suspicion! .86 


Too Bad ! . 


. 141 


Ways and Means 


'53 


Selling him a Peniijwortl 


65 


Sweet is Bevenge— especially 


Too Late. 


106 


Weather, a Change in the 


1 1 


Sermon, the First 


24 


to Women ! • S4 


Too True ! . 


. 92 


Weights and Measures 


44 


Servants, the 35, 40, 104 


, 127 


Sympathy 48, 103 


Tourists. Refrigerated 


2 


Well Meant . 


"3 


Service (the) going to, Sc 


143 




Tracts! . 


66 


Wet and Dry 


'54 


Shocking! • 


'56 


Tailors' Strike, in conse- 


Trade, SUte of 


-7 


What Nest? 


104 


Silence is Golden . 


14 


quence of the . . 45 


Travellers. Tricks upon 


.48 


What's in a Name ? 


35 


Silly Suffolk (?)Pastorals- 




Temper, the Triumphs of . 6 


Truth, a Half 


7 


What's the Odds ? . 


61 


Beciprocity ■ 


7<; 


Temptation - .vi 


Trying. 


5 


When you are about it 


'03 


Silver Lining to a Cloud 




Terms, Cash 93 


Turk, a Regular . 


II- 


Where Ignorance is Bliss &c 


30 


not a 


53 


Theatricals, Our 73 


Turn .iliov.t. 


Si 


Where there's a Will there's 




Simple Addition 


114 


The Better the Day, &c 5 1 


Two Sides to a Question 


■ S5 


a Way!. 


'50 


Simplicity, Sweet . 


"5 


The Way we Build now 151 


Tyranny . 


4.^ 


Wimbledon 


'39 


Sinister Slip, a - 


49 


The Way we had in 






Winkles! . 


12S 


Slip 0' the Tongue, a 


i3 


Army 143 


Ulster, the . 


14 


Woman-hater, a 


102 


Small Mercies 


44 


The Way we Live now -112 


Unconscionable 


15 


Woman of Business, a 


'49 


Sold-Cheap 


64 


The more Haste, the less 


Unprejudiced ' 


10 


Woman's Rights 


6,S 


Son, a Kind 


10 


Speed . - ,'<- 


Up and Down Stairs 


9- 


Words and Weights 


17 


., a Degenerate 


= 5 


Themis, Irish Ideal of 12.- 










Spoiling it • . . 


33 


There's many a Slip 62 


Veneration 


22 


XXX cellent Reasons • 


4S 


Straightforward View, a 


SI 


Tho' lost to Sight- . :q 


Vested Interests. 


• 3' 






Struggle for Existence, the 


98 


Thrilt . . 123 


Veteran, a • . . 


. 61 


Zoology ... 


130 








cfoMP/^^N ION To"OUf\^PEOPL^E',' 

ENGLISH ^{)CIETYATf(OME, 

S o c i ety ~P i Q t u res i3y 
OeOF(G-E J3u MAURlEy^. 

,JA)vrES R.. OSGOOD 8^Qo , PUB LiShCCRS . 



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Mens Conscia . 

Inspector {icho notices a lacliranhiess in History). "Who signed Map.na Chakta i" (Xo atisiccr.) 

Inspector (more urgnttly). ""Who signed Magna Chauta?" (.V» (ajsircr.) 

Inspector {nngrily). "Wiio signed Magna Charta ! ! ?" 

Scapegrace (Ihinlhtg inaficrs arc hrcfinninfj to look scrwvn). "PiKAsr, Sm, 'hv-a.^n't me, Su: ! ! " 





Didniiy. 



Club •' Buttons.'* " I 'm at the *Ji'mou Peninsulak' now." 
Friend. "What! Did you 'Gkt the Sack''fi:om 'the KeynoldsM" 
Buttona (jm/iyi'""'). "<;«► ALONG with yer ! 'Cet the Sack:' I sent jn 

MY liICSl'.VATION TO THE C'.M3inTi:i-:! " 

1 



Fa miiy Pri de. 

First Boy. "My FAxnEii's a OitFicnr.." Second Boy. "'W'iiat Okficep.?" 
First Boy. "Why, a CokI'oral ! " Third Boy {fvidcnfli/ "comic"), "So 'a jiy 

I'AIIIETt— he's a OkFICER, TOO —A CKNEi:At, HE IS ! " FoUTth Boy. *'Go ALONG 

■WITH YEii ! " Third Boy. "So he is— he's a Gexeral Vsalbr/J" 




Bad Customer 



liandlady. "What Cestlemas's Lcccace is this, Sam ?'' 

Ancient Waiter. "'Ck'tleman's Lcgcage, 'ji I 'Ou' bleshveh, xo. Mum ! That's .iKTtsi rK.irs, tdat is. Tiiet'i,i.avi! Tea 
nfiHE to-sioiit, take a little Lodcin" to-mokkow, and there they'll be a Loafix Acoi-T the place F'ip. Months, inns' so 
Good to Nobody I " 





"March of Refinement'! 

Brown {Whintt Ou Jijc, hit huvfjry). "Give we the Bill cr Faije, Waitee." 
He*d Waiter. " Beo rArn<iN, Sir.'" Brovn. "Ti.e Bill of Fabe." 

Bead WalUr. "The what, Sir. T O '. — \n \—\f.< '."—{Io Sulmliiialt'l— 

"ClIAWLja, CCIXQ THIS— Tinr—.l—GEX'LfJIAX— THE ilEXOOl!" 



Refrigerated Tourists 



I>roTincial Waiter. " Ice : Oe.vtlemes I There ain't no Ice is AuTlM.v 
Time. BfT it s easy to See you are Gents rnoii Ijosdos, as don't Know 
MUCH AnoLT Nature, and 1 do.n't Blasik you foi: it, in couilse. But, Ice 
IN August !" [Ezit, snujgtriny. 




Intelligent Pet. 




"Ma, de-vk what do thky Tj^y the Organ so Loud foh, when 'CHUutu' 

IS OVER? Is IT TO AV'aKE US t T ? " 



" Dura nee." 
Little Daughter. "'Won't tiiey let is Oirr without pAVrsG, Ma'?" 




The Mystery Solved. 



Effie {our Parson's im/c tlmujhtcr: her first cxpciicucc of "Church." Aloiul—nUh intense surprise). "'1'a aM' ai.i. tiik IIeaK tUTi-t 

Boys, ly tiikir NiCHTfj'iWNs, going to Byk-Uvk ! ! " 



iJ^S'^^ 




A Pledged M.P. 

M.P. t Bride "On; Wilmam, deaj!— if you are— a LlnKliAl,— no bkisg in a Bill— next Sk.sion— foi: iiiat rNDERcnol'NJi 

TlNNEl. I ! " 




"Perils o-f the Deep." 



Unprotected Female {aiivLiuj itU , «/, xrl.o ... «u( i.<j 'r'll). "O, MlalKl:, would too find the Caitai.v .' I'm i 

IS I'ANCEi: ! r\r. BKLs Matciiinc hie Mas at iheWiikil; iik Kttre Turmno it kound iiiisi Osu Way ami ihex iiie 
*.>rirKr.. AMI EMUKNii.v imujis't K.vuw iit^ ows Mliii!!" 




'The Pink of Fashion." 



■Oir. FtowHiL S:io\v was a DEcrDED Scrcnss rjiis vKvr;, and Little Fid:;ins tx ax l-;Mni:cjiD::nF.Li Fi.okai, Waistcuai- 

WAS KlI.I.INc!" 







The Bird 6 ho w . 

That CharmlnfT Oal ir.V/i //re blue fmtlicr {to Prhr 'Mmtrij). "SWRSiv, 
I»K.\K !" 

Comic Man (" Dohissuiw ran Jhiu," ffom Otc othcf aiWc •/ jKilftt'iit). " Yll-*, 
J>i I KY !" 

[UU'-rly rntiiiirj the fuij/rji, uml tidiiiy (he triad onf u* t/if. Mi'/jt uf hs lull 
frifuil {tirrwnM niitu), ffw hul h.ni .'tfuMutjiiij aiwat ftrr nil //c; I'/tcriiMii, 
.tail thntfih' '"■ h •■' ■,>->-{r nil iiHjuysHioitf 

5 




Happy Swain (xA-: /m-v " .m»r./ /A- ffci.-/"). "Ani> now, ukauksv Ijimi, 

IHAT IS A[.I. HKrri.l!H. WiTII KKUAUD TU JhWI- I.LKUY, MY I-!)VK; WOlLU YuU 

LIKE A Si:r IN 1'I.AIS Gol.i>, "K " 

Edith {'fO}Wiin\itl tinii c<'Mrtf;/«ii(*, tttul tKh-j siiffent a tjw(l ttotl /to»t ("^/ihtuihr). 
"On, At-»;Lsris, .now y<>i: ask mk— hu yui- know— I-jtKALi.Y-.BOT— "Mt*. 
Cunl-ii Toi.n Miv Yi-XMCi:i>AY 'iiiAT UK rui i.H ]-:xTi:Ai:r ai.i. I iiavs ami> put 
IS A iii-.Anib-LL M-w Si:r run mm.v Futckn (.In.SKAb I :" 




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Common Prudence. 

Bnob. "Oil, let's c!:t out o' this Mor, "Aiinv : tkkyli. think wk'kk a coin' lo Cinnm: 




The Triumphs of Temper. 

Fare {oiU of p-niimer at Utf fourth "jil" in a MUt). " Hf, TBI'- won't i>o ! I miau- get out !" 

Cabby {through tht trap, in a yrhispcr^. "All Ttiiv, foR, MVF.n MiMi HEi; ! Sit fcTiLL ! Don't give urn tdk Satibfaciion 
Av knowin" hiik'm got eid av te!!" 




" For Better for Worse " 

Our frknl EiujnUlfjr (luisti't a y-p) Jul^ Just mnrricd the v;id')iv {rich) of chf Iltirh'sihni Vf stwliii\>hi\ 
llrs. B. (ftcliriiuf). "Shall I sr,xi> my Poppet his Slippkiis?" 
Mr. B. " X-s-N-N-o— 'NOT AT PnKsEXT, TuASKS ! " (Sotio rocc to his guest when the dwr vas closff.) "Nui so i-uMi av iiavinc 

TPIK }>\V7.7.l.KS ON MY FeET AT ElfillT o'ci.OtK IX TIIK EVKNINO, VOV KNOW, liAUNKY ! '." 





A Half Truth. 

Cuard [of Ijte Fnlnuiis lUiHuan Cunijaiaj, thitt stiU furliih Ivbacto). " Sti.Om; 
Smpxl (IF Smuku, Sill !" 

Passecffcr {his ci'jnr covered ly his ncirsj.nper). " Ya — As ; tmk rAi;r\' XMiu 
JUS JUM (.iiT oiT HAU hkkk Smokinu yi mot sly ! !" 



Poor Humanity ! 

Bride. "I think— Cii;oi:ui% ?ii;An— 1 sum i.D-ni'. potei:— if wu Walkj;i. 

AUUUT " 

Huaband {imc wonMut have leluvfii H of him). "Yt.if can Do as YOU likk. 
Love. I'm veuy WEi.L(!t as I am M" 




Fam i ly Ti es. 



{,IU9^('faU>j iLtliaUcd to Mr. Punch's czctlUtit ffinids at the Ey^ptian Jlnil—V. and C.) 
Aunt. •■*;i;aciovs (Jijodness : wii.vr arb ahu doing in my Cipiwakd, voi: XAur.ii-n- llovs?" 
Jftcky. "On, AiXT, wv/ixv. 1'L.\mng 'Masijiline ash Cook'; I tie iiiu to the Ciiaiii, ash \vi:kx tiik IKkiu 

lllft HAM»>i AKK VV.r.K. TlIFS HE IIOIvS SIK!1" 




" Prevention Better than Cure" 



Q«rm*n Impostor [ngtctinj concrfH). " DkuR u ?*o^K \ in Il.l. !" 

JsaoDM '• Wti.i., Nor jl'st yei I ISci iiini:*; i'i:w lors s^inx wii.i. nr, ir vit nos "i Ks'k.;; Oki 




The Roll-Call. 

Serjeant. "Ali-ster McAlisteu!" Answer. "Hamisuo!" Sergeant. "Donal' McBeas!" Answer. "Hamisiio! 

Sereroant. *' Teteb McKay ! " Answer. " HAMisno ! " Servant. "Juhn Smith!" Answer. "Hcr.E, Sir!" 

Serg-eant (icUh a Sniff). " Ucii I ' Esulish Pock-Pudding'"!! 




Gentility in Greens. 



(Mrs. Broxrii finde Saiutj/myu^lh ti rmj different p7a:: jrotH what she remnubcrs it 
yatrs ago/) 

Oreen«Tocer. "('AnflAfiK, Mi'M ! • Wr. don't krki' so SKro.vD-CLA.stt Vko>> 
TABLES, Mum. You'll cet it at the Lower End u* the Town ! ' 

9 




— ^ ?^v 



Pieinto Demonstration. 

Customer [ncrvou-tly). "Ah! imev >:V.-i le VKr.v Iuksome at kikst." 
Dentist [cx'uUnntly). " XoT A i;iT oy it.- Sik ! LroK iif.p.k, Fill!" {Drjrtf 
rMOily catchin'j his entire srt-) " Hiiiii: "ft^MY *L'i'n;it3, Asu iiruK >* mv I'siiEns ■ ' 




Unprejudiced '. 

Swall (al ihr li. A. Erhiiilwii). " Haw : 'vt Tou Axv InEA— w WUAT Fei-law's riCTU-AiB we 'nr. to Admi-abe this Yk-au '.'.'.V 




A Kind Son. 

Pftt«r&tzLiliaa {to hit EUUst Son, }cho U tU SarthofLmeio's). "GKOltr.f, TnftiK 

AKK I.SrOllilONLV OtKJU ClUAlU ! | (.AST AfFOIlD TO SllUKK SUCIl EXIKSSIVK 

Ck;akm as tuhse." 
Osorr* {jran^lyi. "Flu, TovB Cask— riix TOCE Cask, Gov'see! !" 




Cra5.s Ignorance 
Fir«t SweU. "Let's see— Tc-Mouiiok's Wmais t'uav, byth'ut I " 

B«cond Sw«U. " TlK-SDAV, isk'T )T !— All >li)SnAT >— WAS TEST 'jav, 

Sisoat! Ne' jiisii— (jnimi)— my Mas'ei. be hlks Pwesentlt-i-wkcious 
siiwEWD Fellow— Tkll ti like a Shot!!" 




A Change in the Weather. 

Patarfan.iU.s («,». a sigk : M. family *«.. ice. U l>mto,.c for ,kr kM, '■ Ifa AtL V ! " 

Bachelor PHend (•* H.S cj^^ these UUU Dinner.). " Wh.t's t„. MAJ^Er 1 ^^^^^ ^^^^ ^ .. 

Pa.erfamiUa.. "T.L.cn.M ! S„E SAT. rUEV •vE AnBUED SArE Ar JoLKESTONE. 




"Res Angustae Doml " 









,-C-_-iIiS^,v. 



.^^^m^^^mi^-^'^^-- . 




Irish Ingenuity. 

Saxon TooTllt. "WuAT ON Eakih ak- TOU LoWEBlNO HIE SllAHS kok!" (tfc Am jlW Mini Olil '/.■■' "■/ 
thmtt/h at every asoent.) 

Car-Driver. " Slant, TER 'oNXEB, WEIL MAKE 'm Ulave he's Cols' I)0«S HlLI. I" 




"^"V. 



!T.^'-\_ "^^^^jssi." 



"^ '^^^'^'C' J'**. "' 



?r>'&%^35^^*^ 





Scrupulous 

3h»ph.id. ■O. Jims, Min' Cas ve SO ciE A WHISTLE OS TiiA li.iMiis' lir.vTE u' uist; I UAi USA utsel' ; iTi JIST Fast- 

Day is oob I'Aiiisii I '. " 

12 




A Game Two can Play at. 



Guard (/.. i'.oUat Pnsxmjfr ,il III' Eiliiihm:jh SI'itioii, just iis llic Train is Slartinj). " Yli'r.n Too Latk, Sli:. 
Stalwart Aberdonian. "A" .matn:" Quarl ^/lolUiiifj liiin inck). "Yecanxa!" 

Aberdonian. "TKri, vr. a' maux— a' wkel 1 ' i.Uriiijiiioj O'liniil.) "If a' MAl-SS*, YE SASXA ! ! ! " 



Yf. lASSA KsiKl: 




Decimals on Deck. 

Iriah Mate. 'MIi'M .\i \NNY IV vi; Tutuv inii:-ui;'I 

Voice from tho Hold. •■TlIltKK, Sun !" 

Hate. "Thin IIm.k iv YK rnMr. Vl- in-.i:u lMMADI.vn-:i.y ! I'' 




More "Revenge for the Union," 

Siion Tourl.t [a! Iris\ IlniUm>j SUitiiii). "What Tnii: n..r,s titi: Ma..^ 
l'v<v Ki.LvEs' Til lis Stakt, Paddy I" 
Porter. ".Vt TlliaTrv Misutes to Twilvii-.siiAliuiT. S.mi ! ' 

[7'hhjiV Mires itp, diHcQiiiftcd. 



13 





The Ulster. 

Schooll)07 (/o Broum, i» his tinr .pr-rt-cotii). " Yah '. Coil", OVT OF IT I D'ymi' 

TUINK ! PHN't see YEK '. ! " 



"Silence IS Golden" 

Chatty Old Gent. "Have V'tf L'*s>. H'tvi-.s, m»-.\r. r.u;iAi:' " 

Bailway Porter, "vhw TVmijvi- A/t* 6fH xjmu'Ii). "Sash: a> ANVWiiEr.rs Eijse. 

I s'rosr.— Sixty AIixitk-s :" (P^u ri»:^. };.>:!,.■„„ p...t.-r t..,>rfu-s up OUi 

Oi'nf^-^ /'iron rile corn, ami rnalta o^.'\ 
Old Gent, " Ph— o— o — o— o — I " 



MLlfflll 




Bs rometri ca I . 

Draper. 'Licnr SiMslEr. Dutis? Yi;s M'm. SmUi a crrvx manv the last few iiavs, Mm, iuk Wi.athfi: iiavjs i:i»i \ 

rttuyt A Fr.i".>Tii MKi;tN^> to a Ciikxadink ! " 
14 




A Fa m ily Man. 



Cabby. "Vr, I'm a F. riiKU of a Fasi'ly mvsi:ij, Mi-m,— kot so 'andsomk as Y(iru littlb Dkai:s,. Mum, I i>o.\*r say,— an' D*Ynu 
THINK I'd t;o fur to ovkhi'Iiakok r<»i: 'km? Not I, Mtu ! Not a Sixpkncb, nnuss their little 'eai'.ts !" &c., &c. 

\Chxi>n allowed. 





Unconscionable. 



A N a rcoti c 



Head of the Firm. ■■\V\m \ ll.n.n.w ! / Wnv. vcf 'vr. Ji'sr iiEKx^AT HoKr. 
1 1 1. till: A MiiN'i'ii !" 



15 



Doctor. ■■I.MUk m:;;|-. Ml:-, M.C wvi.l.l.. Jt-.Ni i.|\ i;' him'anV .Mni:i; Pinsir- 
A soi'Mt Sr.i:i:i- wim. im iiim Mni:r. Gn.ni TirAX AsvririNo." 

Gudewife. "K-ir. Doi-ruoi:. if \<v. tini.i' i'm.y Ciit iiim tai; tiii; Kiiik : ! 




The Connoisseur. 

Host {smncX'iH'j his /ii~i). "TllKliK. ^IV IJov, Wrt.vi Ho \ov 'i'lIINK OX TIIAr? 

1 iiK.LciHr I'n <:ivE V'tr a Tkkat. That's 'H I'ukx. Silt!" 
Quest. "Ah! asd a vki:y su'k, .^il'Si* Wine, I »iijl*li> sav ! I H::t.iKVK 

it's liUITK AS CuOU AS SuMK 1 i;A\ B Si*. FOIl TIIK UTIIKK DaV." 




Awf u i Wa rn t ng ! 

Guest \iU at;/ t.'oinptttiy Diuncr.) ** 1 'm I-NcOJIUuSI.Y IllJSfir.v!" 
Ancient Uveryman {icith fecliivj). "Takk Cauk. my dkar Sir, ror. Guou- 
Nh;ss' Sakk, takk Cake! D' yoi- know ir ]lAE-rp.NEi> to me at tiik last 

I^IKO MaYDK's DixMKU to UflES MY TOSOUK Wirii MY FIIUT Sl-04iNrL'L or 

Cl-EAIl TrilTLE; VoNMKQVENCE %VAS (sM/As)— 'COL'I.DS't TasTR AT ALI.— .iSV- 

TIIINC— FOK TUi: KK.ST OF THE EvESISG ! ! " 




The Sausage Machine, 



le 



r Jin^Uf). "0 l V' II.F-ASK, M, SO WOXPKi; THE FlAVIOUU o" THEM SA-^tKNliKllS WASST TO-RICHT^, 'M, wniCH I'VE JMT .VOW 
KETIHED MwTEIt ALFRED A CiriTIS' JUS 'CaVEMUMI' IN THE MACHINE I " 







Just in Time. 

Veteran FiEcator. " ITiiCir ! iitT viin's^ a SIrcuLi; Fi>ll l.oi:rix' .must ,mk:" (/( irus liirhj lie huknl rnmdl—h:s Friend 

fma Lmuhm- litnl' j rrfci red SkMiinij mi Ihr Jl.iuh, Jiml xtiniil.lnl mn a JJoiildcr, irnil "Gonrn Hrmlir'' into a drr-jt hole, lie m,.<. 
g„ff,d III his liiKl kick!) 




Words and Weights, 



Anffler. " Dkitkd nun, DoN'Ai.li, 1 can't u|.;i a Fimii ovku Si;vi;n' I'ui'nd.s, wims tiiky h\y Majit. Grant aIjove us Klt.l.Ki> 

II.VLf A llDZliS LAST WbBK THAT TUKSED TwM.NTV TouSIW Al'IIiCE*" 

Donald. "Awkki.. Siit, n\ no thai' MrtKM: oinw i'th' SAWitriN, — iili iuaf. Fowic it thk \V\rrKi! !•; iiii:i:ci: Ltn.vii.s than 

WK AKK I>OON IIKIIK.'" 

17 







Mai Apropos. 



Rector s "Wife. ** \Vi:r i . Vi \ \v.\ i -. ui.w Ot> YoV niiNK we Soi.u the Jer>ly Cow » " 

Venables .y-r-'t»,..> " Wki.i, Mm, Masteu Bvi.cs has cot TiiK BerrKi: i-' wi: a masy Time.s nvr-{j>iviullti!- 



I riii.NK .\> WK a" !■.■>(-, lit 



. Tri:N 



[**.V» iitrlirtinU—aml Ik/otc the Ardulcacon, Vx 




'A Slip o' the Tongue." 



Tachtlnr Biped. "Then vmu'll Iam>k I's vr at ri:i«i;"SK ju. T' 

Kew Acqn&intance (genthmnultf v\(ni\. "On, Yi>— nkaii tiik 'Zou,' ihs'i 

IT* W'f. lUTf.N I'lli'l' IS AM> MWV \ l..roi: \l Mil M..^k^^v'■* 



18 




Confession in Confusion. 

Prieat. " Now, nai, me, I)uoi-\n, Tr.VTiiPi:i.i.Y, how often />o you <;o t 

rHAI'KI,!" 

Pat. "\Vii.i.„Now, .■.ninK oi'll till yep. Ktv'r.EXcK the Tiicr*. Faix, I 

i:0 AS uFTKN I I'aS AVuIIi!" 







^■- ^ %Vs| 



The New Running Drill. 

lA nspcdlul "iti-ml to Jlis Jtoijal niijhness IhctCimmaiukr-iii-'Mc^.) 
Captain Bluai;d, as he appeared ix Command of his Company. 




Our Military Manoeuvres. 

Irish Drm.Eergcant ('. f,,.m( of miUc.ma,). "PnV.sT 'Rrms !"-M»;»..Mo.!, ,r.„.H.)-" H.Vns ! what a ■Pnls.Nl'! J.sr sr,,- 

OUT HEIIE SOW, an' LOOK AT TFIiSIl \ Iv< '. 1 " 

i9 




Th e Race not yet E xt i n c t . 



Country Excursionist 0"''' I'oulal ai G. II'. 7rr}niiius). "Coii.n \ov isfokm me what tiikse 'kiii; IU'sm^s ciiai;<;k fj:um 

1'.M>I>IM;I»»N IM THE I'.ANK.'" 

Sundreary {uUh tin f^*^v(). "Au-H, i-o' m'Soui^ irAVKN'r an Idka -ii ! Nivki: wopk 'n onk in* m'I^ife I Si:ni:Ln say a mkre 
Twin.r. : r'«AVJi A SiiiLMNc, OP. Two Sjiii.dncs. 'Dont think the Wascaijs coi-i.n have tok t'oNsciKNt-R td ciiAitCE voir mouk 
THAN Thwkf. Siiii.i.inos: '\Viu:i.iin't I'av Mciii; THAN Fui'ii ! I'll si;k 'em at tiif. I)-l>-lloM.(i( rt: : " 





A DHemm& . 

Party {umrouir hy thr htut of the ^Tm/Arr), '* HuY 1 Car ! " 
Driver. "Ai.L Rieiir. Sii*^ ir you'll ji'st Walk to tiik tiATK.'" 
Party. "0, IWniF.n ! AValkino to 'Oate I " 

Driver. "Wki.i., Sii:, if vm- can't cet tiirovcu, I ijok't tKE in-w I ian 
ckt ovk: :" 

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Adjustment 



Bootmaker (fAn has a dral of irouUt trilh (fiin Cusfomer), "1 think, Sin, 

IF VuU WKi:E TO t'lT YOl'lJ t'OUNH, I COl'Lll llOUE E^VSILY FISIJ YOV A VmH *' 

Choleric Old Gentleman. 'Trr my Cokns, Sir. !— I Aii^K you to Fit me a 
Taii: !•* IVi'fs TO Mv Fill. Sii: :— I *M not i;oin« TO Plane wv Fekt iwvin 

Ti> Ktr Yiu i: lloors '.'.'." 




A Mine of Speculation. 



Dealer [fu JVarerini Cm'oiiwr). "WtLi-, "tF C'l'i r.>K wr. all Knuw iiivi— iiks cot 'is iiAD Ioints an' 'is tloiii) Points; jjut 

WHAT I s\Y IJ=, THKltK's NO DECEPTION AHOLT 'iS RaII PoISTS— WE CAN SeK 'eM. BVT \VF. CAN't NONE OF VH TKLI. 'OW MANY 

<:ot)0 r»ii\TS iir. M\Y 'avk till wv. comks Tn Kxow "imI!" [T/ic '*P(ir!y" took time to coualdrr. 



oj'OiTi^jJ^ 




''Ar^umentum ad Hominem!' 



I " 



l>e&l«r. "I KNOW VtH: noN'i MKK lll.S 'KaD, and I ALLuW UK AIN'i UOi A I'Ur.TV 'KaIi; lUM- I.OU'— NOW LOOK AT Gl.APSTONr, 
THE CLEVRRUT MaN IN ALt BSOlJ^SD 1— ANn LOOK AT 'IS 'KaD"'!!! 

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Veneration. 

IfOdg«r. "1 SHALL Nui Dine at Hume tu-day, Ma'am, but I'vk a Ki:ii:nd coming this Evi:nisg. If you could Give vs 

Something Nice foe Sltper " 

Irfindlady (Lotr Cfnirch). "Woi'LD TOti ukv. tui: IlF.MAiNDKr. uf tuk Colp TfnKEY— ah {'/tv!s a dclicnci/')—nzn I BssLZt- 

BVBBBD, Sir..'" 





A Soft Answer. 

Irascible Old Qent. "Waiiki:! THl^ Tlaik v- t^riiK t'»iLh!" 
Wftiter. ■■ Yr>.*iit, blt the THur is "ui. Sin. WHirii ] thivk v»h *li. find 
it'll Wakm I'p rHF. ViJiXv. nicely, Si:: '' 



22 



Old Gent ^ilis-ju.Ktiil 
i-ii 1 vit IN TKln <.'lt<tl'; " 

Walter {,tHpi*"»ih,). " Yk^-i 
Slit!" 



Seasonable Luxury. 

"|Ih:k, Waiiku! Uki;k> a— iikke'i* a— a— rATKii- 



Awitr lilt: TiMK u' Yk.vi: f«<k "i m jusr ni"w. 





bducation ! 

Papa (improvhig (he occmtion nt J.ioicfiei.ii). "Xow, T,coK, Hakuy, the cii:- 

f I'MFKltKKCK OF- TIUS CaKK IS 1-XJUAL TO AllOVT TIIISKK TIMKS TIIK IHAMKTEU. 
ASV " 

Bairy. "On, then. Pa', i.icr me ham; tiik < Viy.F'i:i:xi r fou my SiiAitV" 



Cricket ' 



tTncle. "Well, Tom, and what uavk vuu I>oxk is Ckicket thi> II.u.f?"* 
Tom. "Oh, blesx vol*, Unclr, wk'vk bkkx 'nowhkiek,' this Si;\si.\ : m.l 

OUR BEST 'MKN,' you KNOW, WKI'.E DoW.S WIIH IIIK MHASLBi:-.' " 




Treacherous Co nfederate 



Uncle Oeorire >"/,.. /,/«> /„,,, u,u,is>,iii ih- Ymunj I'toiilc mih some ikrci t.'u,tjuri>iij). 
I ur.\- THi; HAsi'Ki:i[<.im:K. — Woilu Vmi- jji; Si:i!ri:iM;D tu FiXV—(Jionia of lnnjh/(i)~l hhai.i. fUuDirr 
iiKUK WAS ,si. OiitiuiNf; As TM otn-.ij Hi Takk Vwa: 

£3 



* Now, LAIiIt:s AMI l.l.MI.IMI.V, \uL >AkS Mli 
i.n%v—\div>'i!i »j #,....j/i«./— . o..^.... ...M4>vvK THK OUAXCE Oil' VouxG FllirNU 

M) Ixsinii wiiicir, I'vii so Dorirr, ivr. muall Fimj tuk SiiiLiixof!" 



^^m it^ts 




Breaking -the Ice. 



Sprightly Lady. "Mi;. DnEniKiis, woi li. \ov OnM<;F, mi; with- - 
Bashful Curate (hAo hnif srtnrrly itj.olen to /m.« Fnir Aet'jKiviir). " 0, 

cF.r.iAiNLv. What sh-ili. I have ti:k Pi.kam t.k th 0:tki! ' " 

Lady. " A IIeuai.K ! ! ' 




The First Sermon. 

Aont. " Wki.i., Dai.sv, how viu vuu like 'Chitxh' yestf-bDav !" 
Daisy. *'0, Ai'.sTV, they were all so QriET and lucked so Cr-tiw, I 

TIIurCMT i XVST a' 8Ca£AMUl ! ! " 




"Sweet is Revenge Especially to Women!" 



CaITAIN OiLEUY, «UO ANNoVt TItK MiSh LaSKYSTEIIS Ml MUlll OK THE PliOMKNADE BY UI8 OBTUfSIVE Al.MIRATlOX, IJ* PI8- 
O.VF.UKI. EAllLY ONE MoitXIXG, RY IMH EXH.TAST VllTIMS IN THE A*T OF lIAVlSii AS " KaSV SHAVK " IX THE W.MEWHAT MSIITED 
rK»13ll8£S OF TIIR YlLLXUE FlUAUO. 

24 



^IMliiiiililili 





Desperate Case ' 



U.A. (rnd'-ntmiriny to instil Euclid into the mind of Piiratf Pupil going into 
the Jnivj). "Now, IF THE Three Sides of tuis Ti;iaxgle ai;e all EgrAL, 
WHAT WILL Happen?" 
I Pupil (eon^fidcntly). "Well, Sin, 1 shoi'ld Say the Foit.tu would be 

EtjUAL, TOO ! ! " 



Exch a nge 



Toffswell (iK fffc ]Vn.<ihing Room at the Office, proceeding to dress for the De 
Browncijs Dinner-Part^). " Hullo ! AVhat thi: Doocf. " — (Pulling oiU, in 
dismai/y from black hag, a pair of bhic flannel TigfUs, a phik slrij^cd Jersey, a)ut 
a spiked canvas Shoe.) — "Confuumi ir! Yes I — I Mr»T have takes that 
Fellow's Bag who said he was going to the Athleiic Sfoias this Afteu- 
Noox, AND he's got jiixe WITH MY DitEs.s Clotues ! ! " 




A DePene rave Son. 



The Governor [intU'jnanlhj). "Oeokge, I'm SnMT.isED AT Yol' ! I should have THuu'iHT you Knew miriEU ! 

Is IT FOK THIS I've I'AID IIUNDKEDS OF i'OLNDS lO OIVE YOU AN USIVKIWITY KdUCATION, THAT YUU SIIOl'LO " 

Bon and Heir \icilh rigar). "Why — what hwe I done, Goveunop. ? " 

The Governor. "Doxk' lUiiEo to Smom:, Sir, while you are DRiSKtS'j j/r '31 roRT.'!" 
25 



It's DisoRAcEKUi, ! 




Lucid ! 



iTlah Sergeant ((o Sijiiad at Juitgiag-Dlalinife Drill). "Noiv, ve'll pat the citEATr^T ok Aitistiox to thk JIas at T.ir.in 

IIU.SUKED YAltr.DS: IIK^A^^;, IF VK CA.n't SEE 'jl, YE'lL BE DECEIVED IS HIS 'AlTARANCE I ! " 




The Rid i PQ Less o n. 



Rldliic Kuter :io S.i'; .--/.o « (,<mUfiiiH.j hh„>tlj (■■: '/.■ /V,y..«'. <„r..(ry,. "Il Vki: 'Kai. was ONtv TLl.SEh ml. ..TIlEi: " vv. 
What a Sn.Ksnin Chfj*t ymi'ii *am:, Mi:. n«wiiHit. !" 

26 







Look before you Leap. 



3aiddle-A«ed Uncle. "Not Pr.orosED TO HER YET ! WiiT, WHAT A siiiLLY-sn.VLi.TisG Fellow voir are, Gedroe ! You'll 

HAVE THAT M H LI'. WllniW RXAITED VP FROM USDER TOVR NosE, AS SURE AS TOU 'RE BORX ! TrETTY Gal LIKE TH.VT— SICE LITTLE 
PROrEUTY— EVinENTLY LTKES YOU — WITH AX EST.VTE IX THE HlGHL.VXDS, TOO, AXD YOU A SpORTIXO MaX " 

Nephew. "An! th.\t 's where it is, U.xcie ! Her Fishixg's good, I Kxow ; but I'm xot so Sure about her Groxjss!" 




No Mistake, this Time. 

Lodger. "Dear mi, Mi:-^. f'ltiiiiti.Rs Yni i; Cai '^ RLi'.N AT THIS Mutton 

Ai \|N ! " 

Landlady. "On xo, MuM, IT CAX'r RF. Tlir Cat. Mv Tsdaxd says he 
ii'i.iK\ i:-* it's the Coi.lerlauda Hkeu.e:" 

27 




State o' Trade. 



Small GirL "Please, Mri. l;m!r,M.Tnri;ir, JIitTilER says will you Oivb 
HEi: A I-ErrfcE ?" 

Mrs. O. "i;iveM Tei.l tiiee Motheii Civ'um's nKAn, axd Lkkdum 's 
VERY RAH. XmUMNK yi>ir NoTHiXK 'ei.e, Axli l'r.Erlor.« l.rnLE for SlS- 

PESl K I 1 " 









'mwte 




"Let Well Alonei" 

Swell. "Ah— what's Toun Fadb to Hampstead by tiie— ah— Xew L.iwM " 

Cabty. *'0h, I don't Kxow xotuin' 'cui"t no New Laws, Sir ! — same Old Fare, Sir—' Leave it to Yof,' Sir !" 



al^iUfsCnW 




" Le Jeu n e Vaut pas la Chandelle.' 

oil 0«nt 7,111.17 had la lutj (ic.Tl, "UlT I 'M lo-ilTlvt 1 II AN DSD VJU TUJ MoXFV I ll >1 »V lUi,u»'IIV HI Hi HUOIIXD BOWS 
Tim >1.1T IN llIK Itoul: : ■' 

Conductor. ■ Slu in the Dour :— Well, 'iain't usilv I m tois' 10 Ttr.N tuk But ii>ii.e1"iwx foh SJiL'txiit:" 
28 




■ ' T h ' L st; to ^ I g n t " 

Aunt Jemima (Jrom 'U couninj^hcr Jirst experience of. a " J/ansoiu"). " HoY ! Hoy ! Stop the Hniti^K ' Wheuk's teie Cuachman ' 




Precise. 



Driver {imjxitietU). "Now, liiLL, what's'it ALL aboutI" 

Conductor. "Ge'tlemas wants to de put down at No. 20 A in C'lakixodus Squailk, vvat Portico ox the IliniiT aktek 
YOU PASS the 'Ked Lion,' private Entrance hounu the Corner;" 

Driver. "0, certainly! Ask the Ge'tleman if wk shall Drive I'p-staikm, an" set 'm nows at "is Bed-Kuum Dol>r in 
THE Three-Pair Back V 

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An ExtensivQ Order. 

"O, ri.r-\BF., Ml--f!, WIl.I, VOr give TS two 'A'i'KNMM FOIt a rENNV, ANl> 

iii' ME A DniNK o' Watkii, an' tku. is tiik Biuiit Timk? As' Father 

WAXTif A PlI'E ; AND LEND MOTIIEII VEsTKIiUAV's 'TlZF.R." ' ! ! 




"No such Luck." 

Toung: Lady. "Is ir IIi'Ncnv, then? C'iime ai.ono, i.title Darling, it 
SHAM. UWK irs Dinsei:." 

Street-Sweeper {ovcrfu-^rhu/, and misa}>j>lyiiig). "Heuf Y'Anr, Miss I Right 
Yiif Ai:K : 1 JfNT AM ! " [Ah.' biU U vat Fuio she was xpfnli'ng to.' 



O Kjjt )) T0\' 




"'Tis Better not to Kno\^:' 

Impudent Boy {gnvmlUj). "Ti:y yki: WKiniiT— om.v a Penny ! ' {To Ltnht «;/ <vn'.>i"Uifiti(/ ju-opiriiviix /w pnrih:»f.tr,\ ■' Tei.i. vku 

'xAtT Weight to a IIoiscf, Mim ;" 
30 











Vested Interests. 

Sweeper " Ir vof wn'i ckt off mv Ckusmn', rci. ev voi-i: KfMr.E:: 




"C/Jaff 

Anple-Stall Keeper (/.. //.. &.;/-. ">'"«. ""■'•. ""•>' •"■'• ^'"^' ''■*''■'''• 
• \Vii T ri" v.. I- Wam •■■ Street Boy. "Nothin'." 

Apple-Stall Keeper. "TuRX Takk it, axI) m Off!'' 

• VkKY Wk.I.I. : WllAV IT IT FOV. IS IS A VlH E i.' TaVKI!: ' 




"/,y /t Possible ?i" 

SweU i;«;».-.«5 yuK""' ift"'"-r V J/...."/"rf"ri>., CV,,/,r). "You SHOULP 

,iw.vY»-Aii— Toriii yiiuii Hat to a Gentleman " 

Factory Lad. " ri.KAsF, SlK, I wns'T Know as tf.k was one!!" 



Street ^oy. 



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A Panic in "the Kitchen. 
Facetioua Pare. " Xuw, Tiiiix, heue's the Cknsis, an'd JIastki: 's <ti:iiEUED me to Fill ir tT. I've put down youti Acks 

WITHIN A YkaU OU »^0, AND YOU ' RE TO 'itKTlKS' VOl'lt FoLLEURItS, IF ASX, HOW MANV, AND STATE ' P'LICE Ott MILITARY,' FEES 

AND Tips fhom Tiai>ESME\ and Wisitoks ' i-eu Ann.,' I'iike u' KirrHEN-STiKK, Average o' Bueakages ic, kc." 



(^,,^j;,|j|l„,,: „.:,.;;,., r 



■, v:i i'ji:(i;iii'iii.,;;.,' 




Proof Positi\/e. 

MUtnu. "Vcllr. ClIABAl-TliK 18 SaTI^FACTOUV, llir I'M VI;l:V rAKTIl lUli ABOll ONE rillXU : 1 HIMl \1V SEr.VAXT.N Tu IIAVi: 
J'Lt.STY, III'T I IKiN'r ALLOW ANY WaRTE." 

Pace. "Oh, xo, 'M, wkicu I'd Eat asd Uiiixk till I Bunrti), Jl, uatmeii hias Waste vnvtjiisk, M : :' 
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"Qualifications." 



Painter iir/io hns ohnn/s hrrn njuhifiniis i./ " uiiliiuj hinisrfj t!o"ii 'ut If..l.'). "TiliSK IMKY MiciiT itAVi: i.l.r.rTi:n Mr. IIAVINO 
KxinillTKIl AND HAD MY KaMK VOWS MA. TIU-SK YkaKS .' I MIOllT HAVE " 

Friend {.Vn.i t' tin- jrwlf/). "My dkaii Fkllow, I'vk always told vor, you kun't no the Ricitt Way to W'w.k. Votj see 
i|iF,Y COULD I'VJ.Y Er KtT V"C vou Youu rAiNTixn, Fou >vuY DO YOU ^v^:AU suiii Thick IJuurs * I !" 





Tem p t at i o n . 



Painter. "Yor dox't mi:\\" ti» Say yku want Mk tu Sicn it, \viiiis I tell 
YOU I DID NOT Paint it? Asd a Hkahtly Cui-y it is tuo ! " 

Pioture-Dealer. '* Vv not. r.our Siu? VT xorl Trr ! tit! rvT * I only 
visH you Ar.ris's mw Mi:n* »v Il(^'^■^>s!" 



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"Spoil in^ 1 1' 



Lord Dabbley. "Wa-ai„ Stkeaky, why I vk hkaki)— ah— y<>v 'rk not 

COIXO to— (J/fTICXJfj — HAVK A ThT-YAR AT THE KXIIIIIITION ! " 

Streaky, B. A. "Haw, vkky j-iionAUiA' Sot. m'1/>ud. AVni.i., I timxk it 

,,M,Y— AH — CrtArMfUT., M"UH{I», WK SHOILH nCi'AMONAI.I.Y KimrRO r)UK riEIVlLEGKD 
M'AfE Foi; TUK bake OK Ol'li YOUXCF.U TAIN TCltS— AH ! Ur.SIUFW— I QUESTION 
ir I SHAI.I. HE AIir.K TO FINtsH MY I'UIU.IC Poi:Ti:An;> IN TIMK THIS VK-AR ! " 




Particular' " 

Tourg Mumford I'tinhj, Imi-i.i'j h<t>i>' (iioi ii- Ltiti; ,.,„■':•, i,o.„ lus jurt u/ f/o- coitu.'i-ir-. "Diss.w vor know iirr CmwhtY". 

< K r.ii.' iir^iKi; '— AwFVi.LY Jolly PeoI'le ! I " 

Eauehty Beauty. "Oil no, we only vi-^it tiiv r,.i mv F»Mtt h ^. ami we JI'sed them ! I" 

[I/rr ptrfiirr iris/ir.t t/iis '* ftrtt Sft" iras ** The L"iiit;\ ' 




V/v/fyin^ Treatment O'f a Partner. 



(A Tmijehj of //«■ /""' J/anvjnU ItttMu.) 

Young Lady {tv Pnrliirr, inxf'iHtbj mi thrir (alia>j fhn'r rhcfx) " KoW I'VK liElS To r.iiNTAiN^ Alil:KY, AND TO HoiTON, 

ANu I've sKh.N the Riumiiam Kikks, and thk J^koitinc "Wkii, am* the View vnoji the Ocsekvatohv, anh vk iiau a JIoiiNrNc; 

IN YonK MlN^TEI!, AXI» \VK HAVE IIERX HKI:K A FnllTNICJHT, ASP WK AKE COISi! TO StAV ASOTIIKIl, ANU TaTA IAKKS THE (.'HAI.V- 
i:KATE \VATrt>. ,\Nli I AH VEKY V.\.SU THE ( AVA1,I;Y At E luVINT. -Vt.r Mil MAY BECIN ( ONYEIISAIInN." 

[I'tUr Coltu}Sr iif r»ir!Hr,. 

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Arbiter Ele^ani'iarum. 



Hoasemaid. " i>ii, i•l.F_\^^■.. 'J[, » in in I iii- ..n iiiiis EvKMNt; > "i-aisi! 
Cook kex" I>'».il "> njy a • I^^nijaue o' Fi/i"'i.::s Ukk," and mik's uiiQUKiTKK 

ME TO DE ONK o' IIIK Jl'DULS ! " 



"The Serve fits." 

Cook. "TiiKN, MtAi.i, V(n; go as 'Oi semaih ' "' 

Young Person. •' Nu, inukkh! If I cm ai ail, I c;o as T.auy 'Ei.r! 




" Ha rd L ines'.' 



BElatrus Ho farmer Cook). *' Wk.li, Eliza, what ahf. Vou rois<i nuv% f" 

Ex>Cook. " W'Ki.r., SIiM, as vou woi'i.un'i i;ivf mk nu (.'iiauaci F.i:, \'\i- v.v.i.s (1;I-m;i.i» ii) Macuv a tfiji.iiiiiii 



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"Wot to Put too Fine a Point on It." 

Trsnaatlantio Party. "Look 'khe, W^iieh: t iiaske this Kmfe ror. a 

Ptvl llATET.. StkaMEK and me All: ox MFFEnrST Pl-nFOnjIS, AXU I MICHT 
BtRT HIM." 



^Jl- - i 




'Never Say 'Die" 



Nephew. ".Sn:F. IT isn't Ooft, L'nclf.?" 

Uncle. "O'iit! .^Iiitvff as' Nonshensii ! KoT A bit or it! No, Fact 

I-;— rilEW— ((r/.«r«) TIIF£K CON-FOVKDEIi ItOOTUAKEF.S — THEV MAKE VOFR IJOOW 

TioHi::" 




"Jngenuas D i d i cj sse" 3c. 
Vrbana Forelner. "The— aii-Contemiutiox of these— ah— Relics of AxcinNT .\r.T in the Oauieries of Emoif, must te 

MOiT iNT'r.'.-TINr. TO THE— AH— EdL-CATEH AMEP.IrAS:" 

▲merican Toariat. "Wa'ai, nos'r SEEM TO fAr.K MFrH Fop. these Stoxe '.'.iLn s-'MEHow, .'^TEAXCE^. ! " 
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A Plutocrat, 



mi! Am IS ao \Vai:m I would 



Swell. *'"D vou oiiiiiiK MR— All— nv SiiLniNt; voi'i: Wixnow ?— ah " 

Second Passenger (jutli/rly). " Ukai.i.y, Shi, if you wilt, not Pkess ir, a-j yoi:i:-S is Siif i 

IL\ini:i: KKKP THIS Oi'KX. YoU SEIvM TO TAKK GKtAT CARE OF YOURSELF, SlP- " 

Swell. '"fAKK OF MVsM.f ! Sh'Ci.u w ATM Eli TiusK SO. So WOULD YOU, Mv d::\i; Fei.-i.\h, II-' YOU 'd S:x Tiiou.svsd a VR-Ar. ' ! " 





' Matter 



A Finai Appeal. 



Portly Old SwjU (o.i r;xliiij Prjfcsior TyniuU's S^ioch). " Dkap. me! Is 
IT ross'iiLB ! Mosr 'xru'onn'NAHY ! — {throtct down l/ie Jteview) —that I should 
iiAVK BKKy oni,;iNvu.Y A 'riuMo::uiAi, Atjmic Gloditle'!!" 



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" N0A\ CKN'ir.KMES OF THE JUUY, 1 THISOW ,MVSR:,:' Ul'OS VOUIL l.MI'AUII.VL 

Ji;DnM::sT a-* Hushaxii.'* asd F.vtiikih, and I uonfidrsti.y ask, Dobs tub 
rmsosKii i,oo:c likb a Man who would Knock down and TiiAMi'f.K mi-on 
TUB Wife of his Uis3.m ? Gbntlemkn*, I have dune!" 










Division of Labor, 

Facetious Volunteer Sub. "Look iJKr;K, Caitain ; I'm iiuk.d ok ritiN Fi v. I>o \"i minp i..ukim. ahf.i: iiik Mia wiiii 

1 0'» AM< V.rn TAKKV PlMSoNKR ? '* 




~_^,2^i' >^>\; f/f^^^'S^'^' ^ 



'^^A/".^'' ^""'^v-'-^-^^./- 



..x^ 



Off.' 



B*re«ant 0'L««ry. 'Hoiulk: I.t.n ; llii.irr ! AVmr rici IlLAity, r.vi Kiium:v, r.'vi m\m i>v kc.i Duiniis' wii. iuk 
SwAu : .' ■ 

Pat. "Sliri:n, SEKttAXT, 'xwv^x'r a f.mi: Stai:t r ' 
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"Where 1 norance Is Bl Iss" &c. 

Prusal Housewife ijmn a. l„.;jc FumihjS. "Q\v,-iXv..Zm.v.V%i.->:\ siil'. BV TOE D.ULV l'An;i;s ni.vi liii, I'l:"'!; "i' M"t li i~ Tvixkn 

TlV"rKN< 1. A I'lilNIi. I IIILNK- Yiif CriMEl Tc' MAKK MIMK liKIUXTrO^ IN Vofl! C'lfAKUKS I " 

Country Butcher. " \Vl:l:r.v Siil:l:v, MlM, l;i i wt; X«^-S.\ TAKE_lS so llAli.v I'll-i:!-.", MlM ' '■ " 






f. r' 







Comp/fmentary. 



Collier -tlmul Ihr Jiitj). *'Yv>, Sli;, AW UOT HIM fN M AN* IU>I Ki:, Y(tM)i:i:, 

,\n' liii.n.i: \\v'< tiiHNi! r' AX VK, iiKV v' u.w oiuwiinN Tiv IB Namin' iiim 
MTIIT r. ^■| ' ' ■' 

TounK Medical Man (r«(///..- {ihrncd). " Olt, 1)»:ai: NO, liV AM. .A[KAys — 
'don't KmjU \Hi>i I ij(i: CuMrt.lllKNT, TIH*L'<:H, IIK's NOT A IJKAITV TO I.O(»K 
AT ! " 

Collier. '-Mi.i-.ntKs M.r, D.k T"U ; in r— Smami !~JIi \, iii:V \ l!i.' cai: m 
Kill. ! : ' 

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"(Not) Thankful for Small Mercies" 

Cat'a-Meat Man. " What 'a vki: (;ot >'ni! Dinnki: To-hAV, h>v.V' 
CroaainK-Sweepor. "Oir, \ i!iT 0* I'mast WitAt., nkm' mi; ii- yisuM Xu. C 
IN Tint l'KF>ti:Nr "kkk— an' vkk wovi.kn't ii'i.i.kvk it !— not a MOh-Hia. o' 
Stii-fin — .Mf, an' not »*i» Mri;ii as a Si.n k i»' Lkmhs ! -am* ("vV/i it s,t'ft) 

c AI.I.S iiitiKNKLV.Ks l;iM'i:i I'lii.i: ri.on.i;, 1 ^ i nm ihiihi ''" 



''i.lll 



i't'"""i|i:'*l1!3'ifl'T'llM!|f|lli!r 




Delicacy 



Edwin (.nMc Srimal ,V /«■«-«(). " Ah- r'tTTAV SEP.— Alt— lils.vnoiMAV BK XK ias vuo vwoue a la Rikk ck Mattasc:— rouii- 

jw>\v EsKKl; !" Angelina. "All »Kb, 5IAIS MosiMosc ' 

Parlonr-Xald. " Ht;>i 1 IlK". V"ir. PAnniiX, His.* ; bit I rxnF.ii.-TAsn tiik I.AM;viDr.E I '" 




"The Servants." 



Mistmi. "J.I.NK, TE-.l. C.WX I'LI. C.>;43 ons ASP SE3 WUAr >11F. WA-.TN DWS To lH.iI STOVF, AS THB nilLia-.'j COJIIXS 
TO-MOHROW." 

Jue. "O, ri.E.v»E, 'iM, 1 iiMN'r tiii\k in; can A-tr vou isto the KlTrHi.vt. Tu Day. Mum, .« Cook a-.d mk's i:ot a Sm.-.li. 

AND Eahly 'at Ojit' IIIH AnK(:NtH»N, ill'Ml" 
4D 




r-\5- 







Retributive J u si ice. 

Fanner (yiviu'j the Culprit ft I!o.r o' ///-• I'-tr). " IIn\v daisf, you IIkat 

TBOSE GoStlNS, YOU YOUNG RascAL ? 1 SAW YUU I " 

Boy. "Boo, 00, oo, WHAT Fi'i:i:'u ihey Goks-ciitcks Fkytiiei: iioitk i)r 

-iHEN FURU?!"' 



"By the Card." 



Pedestrian. " H"\v iai; is ii to Si.unGKCOMBE, Boy?" 

Boy. '"Why "nour twicnty "undeimj tiieausas' Mild 'f \' goo 's y'aiib 
\GaoiN' Now, an' "iiouT Hai.f a Milu 'f you rui;N kigut reaousd an' goo 
t' oiHEi: WAY ! : " 




In Jeopardy. 



The new Boy was enjoined to tif. very CAr.BtUL now »k cA^itiED the FinDi,K-CAsr.— "By nn: li\xin.K, and to mind not to 
Knock it against anything!" Imagine the Honnou of Mr. Pitsey Cartkii, iiis Mastki:, who was following, to uosui uroN the 
Rarlal, with the Invaluable "Josemi " ox ni8 IIiud, RxncVTiNO a I'as-Skul uveii a Sku'I'Isg-Uoi'I'; : ! V 

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leresy 



Uamma. "Yuu know wko BriLT the Ark, GeorckT" 
0«orB« {promptly\ "Noah, *ilA. " 



Mamma. "And vteat did he Bvilu it for?" 

Qeorff« {iluhiovaly\ "For. little Boys to Plat with, "IIa!! 




"Oh, the Mistletoe Bough!" 

Or6«nBTocer, Jun. iOt tcfnm t/tir LUth Fiiaul in Velrtt had a):yUct for a piec^ of Mi$thtoe for his ctni prirate divenioni. " I \ i: 

COT TEH a bit, MaSTF.R GeOCGE. It AIn'T A VKUT EIG PlECE, BIT TIII:ke'S LOTS o' ReHLIES OS IT; ^.v" IT's THS BERIilBS .1^ 

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Culture for the Workin<> Classes. 

Philanthropic Employer {who Juis jxiid his Workpeople's c;t}>fnxs to n Hciyhi/ouring Fii'-Aii ErMibilLoif). "Well, JoHSson, what i»i]» 

YOU THINK OK IT? TlCK VP AX IDEA OK TWO?" 

Foreman. " Wei.i, tep. see. Sib, it were a this Wat. Wbex rs oot tiieki:, wj; wan a cossiuekis" what was best to be 

no.SE, so WK APP'lNTED A DePPERTATIOS o' ThP.EE ON US TO SEE WHAT IT WEP.E LIKE *, Un' WIIEV TIIF.Y COME OUT AN* SAID IT WEUE 
OXLV PhtXRS an' sUfll, WE TUOUGHT IT A PITY TO SPEXD Ol'K ShII.LISs OS 'EM. Sh WK WEST TO THE TeA-GaP.DESs, AND WEtlY ] 

Pleasant rr wkp.r, too. Thask yep. kindly. Sir!" 




A Casual Acquaintance 

West-End Man {ntlrlrfMin(j, as he supposes, JniKHigciU Mec'ianie). "Cas YOU 
DiRK.rr me l" THE MOOBCATK STI'.EET STATION?" 

Seedy Party. "Mo'roate Siheet Statios, Sin t Stiiaight on, Sin, fust 
Tuiimn" t' the Right, and jt 's jist opfosyte. And now, you've inter- 
inKK Ell riiE Subject, Sir, if vou could Assist me with a Triple, Sik, 
wiiiiH I've ao sothin' to Eat since last Friday- — " 

IfVest-End Man not having an anstccr ready, fcrks out, ami exit. 

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.■ef? 



" C i rc 'J rr I oc uto ry ! " 



Polite CoBter {seeijuj STnoke issuituj from Ilnm'n'.s ivit-jtocl'-t). '* Vuu'li. e.vcusk 

ME ALII'KKSSIN' o' YOU, SiR,— CoMMUS MaS IS A MANNEP. u' SPEAKIX'— OES'l.E- 

MAN LIKE vur, Sir— BEntjis" Pardon for takjs' the Lihertv, which I should 

NEVER a' TnoL'GHT o' DOIN' UNDER ORDINAKY SUCCUM»TANl*E»*, SiR, OX'Y VOU 
didn't seem TO »E AWARE ON IT, RUT IT STRUCK 5IK AS I SEE YOV A GOIS 
ALONO, A8 YOU WERE A-FIKE. SiR ! " 

lliij this time Brown's right eoat-tail icas aittrehj eviisumnl. ///» ficets 
had igiiitcd by jtrivatc arrangeutatU amoiut fhnuselrrs. 




AJa rm i n^ . 



Buttons (Vm he bunt intj his Master's rcHi oh tJii- uijlit »/ H'tdntSflttj, t/ic 7th: he had Ji:st sctn that icoiuier/ui shocLitg ttar). *'0u, 
PLEA«K, Sn:, riiKM AtETium; is a koin' off ag'is ! ! " 

Scientific Old Ocnt \\t»rthd out of his Jtrst slrtp, and uiisimdersta}idin3 the infe'ligcnce)i "Oil '— F,:i I— weat!— TrrN IT OFF at ttie 
JH.tt.x/!" 




We/^hts and Measures. 



vihi',1 irirh int.f/iijrnf Pawiffffr, irhom 
'XoW, WUAT 8IIUL'M> VOL' IIIINK WAS 



Valet udinarUn [i.i tin .,.,ir\- ot (■<•„>:. 

hr tnl.M /.. /-■ ,1 J/i,j„H,f,y ,/ f/ir ihinxh,. 

IIT WkiuiitI" 

Oentlemaji in BUck. '* Wkli, Sin— i.kt mk jsf.f.— you *tand Anorr Fivk 
Fkei Ki.k\en, Tiiiinv I>tiii;-* mi;, v^ CiirAT, and we'i.1. s\y Elevkv I.sriics 
DBB»- WKM., I MiMri.n v\v, >-i-(:aki\(: at kaniom, Yor wufLii 'Lirr' at 
AtouT tLi-VLN ijiis' AMI 'I"iii:r:t: '.'i m;h:i;-. ■ " 




"Small Mercies.*' 

First Jolly Angler ;«r.M 'iwyj/f/ Vfr*l). '■ WkLI, WK'\E HAD A VERT TLEAKAUT 

l*.\\' '. M'nM A I'lriiiiiTH'L l*L'r>L'iT ir is ! ' 
Second Diao (i^i/A (/t/^). *'Ci.iH;iotM I I sin^ ' i -i .1 i that Xiiii;Lt \v£ 

IIAn Jl»T AFTF.Il Ll'NlU, AS L'tSI AS I LIVK;" 

Both. *'.\ii;r" 



^4 





Tyranny. 

First Rouffll. " Wi;'i:f. a oois' TO BE Edgicated XOvr, c'Ml-ULSORV, < 
r.isE r;o T'» IMF, Ti;F.AriMri.L !" 
Second Rou?li. "All ! No VrNDEU so MANY I'oon PEorLE's A Ejiichatin' 



A Perfect Cure. 

Town Han. ''How Joli.y if mfst nr. Living down nr.nE ly the 
CoFNTRV ! " Country Gentleman. "On, I dos't know. It's rather 
Torpid sort of Life; Time pa-sses vekv Si.owlv." 'Town Han. "Time 
PASSES Slowly I You should gkt Somebody to Draw oj you at Tiirke 
Moxths ! ! " 




In Consequence of the Tailors' Strike, 

GEORGE A.N'D THE GOVERNOR HAVE THEIR CLOTHES M,VD3 AT DOME. 

Oeorse, "Ar.E You suF.E YOU TOOK MY RioHT Measure, CUARLonEr" Charlotte. "Ou, George, I'm sure it Fits Beautifully I ;" 
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"As Well as Can be Expected." 



Horsey Faiiah Sector [laU for the Mccl), "Well, JUotiicu, and how's tolt. Daichtek, ..no the BAniiv— roonf.v, i;ii • An. wkli, 

GIVE HIU A PlN'Cil O' BUIU&TONE IN UIS PaF, AND I'LL LOOK IS TO'UOIEEUW." 



^iil',fktoi«h!teito!i!i| 








Penny Wise 



Rational Sohoolmalter {tjoiuff rounj irilA OoTtrnmmt iHitjieetvr). "Wu-KlNs, 
How no VOL- ur.iNo Siiili.inos into I'CNrK f " 
Pupil. " TiEvsr, Sic, 'lAKis IT i^orxu to ihb Pitduc-'Acsk, Sir:!" 
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Reminiscences. 

OoverzieBa. "Snow Mil SMrrilKl::) Yon: Nkw iJotL, AuA." 
Old Brstlc. "All— I,ok'— t>E.\r.v mk. Him, ik it ai.st rim vkiiy MoCAt. 
OF uv Old Woman whks siik was is hkp. I*miiK ' !" 




Cxistomer {worried into it). "Well, I don't mini> Taking a Small BorrLE " 

Barber. "Bktter 'ave A Two Siiillin* ore, Sin ; it 'olds Fouu Times as much as iiin otheii " 

Ciutomer [turning upon him). "0, THEN IF I take this Suilusg Bottle, I shall dr Done out of Half my Money's wouth * 
Then I won't haye axy!" [Escapes in triumph! 





Distract! ng. 



Customer. "Whai inn you think of the Ilisimv'.s Seumon on Sunday, 
Mi:, W'li.NiiY ?" 

Hairdresser. "Wklt., p.eallv, Sir, jheiie was a Gent a-sktiin' in fuont 
o' Ml' AS Ai. ir:s 'Air paiited that Crooked I couldn't 'ear a Word!" 

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A Com pi i ment. 



Hairdresser. *'Anv off tuk Beaiui, Sir?" 

Customer. "No, thank you. I've lately TiiiMsiEi) it mysel*." 
Hairdresser. '• ]si>KED, SiR ' I khould Kor have rilOUfillT ANY tiKNTLE- 
MAX out of THE PROKl'JtSION COULD UAYK DOM: IP ^0 WELL I !" 





XXX Cellent Reasons. 

Frea and Indevendent {lo imvtrinn) Elector. "Yoc pon't aiimirf. nis 

rOLlTICS ? TOLITK-S BE BLOWED ! LCOK AT IllS PlJSCtri.E..* I TUAT MaN 
MXVS llfCE^rs FivE-AND-TwenTY Bt'SQKLIi to tbe Hogsuead ! " 



Sympathy. 

Giles [rurftiUy). "ViLLlAM, I've bees an' cone as' 'Listed!" 
William. " Lok' I 'ave yeu, xnoi'uu T Got the ShillinT' 
Giles. "Yes." 

WiUlam. "WeI.1, T1IE.N-, lET's CO ax' 'AVE A Cl_l.«s .VT THE ' P.AE '.T- 

Mow.' Don't let's be down'e-vbted 1 " 




Liberal to a Fault. 

The MlssM i>/(7W»). "Mv 'ii8B.\s '8 Out just .vow, Sie. <as 1 oivE mil any MejuaoeI' 

Liberal Candidata. " An— I uave Calico with the Hope that-au— heu PuomsE he his Vote at the avproach " 

The Mia.aa. "On. VEs, SiB. You're Cav'm Bilke, the -Yallow.' 1 »'i\)se. Sir 1 Yi«, I'm scre he'll be most 'appt, Sir!" 

The Ciptain {'elighiat). "Ya-as— I shall be MUCH Obliged to him— asu-au— he may pepe-sd upox mt " 

The Uiaaus. "Yeis 1 'u. scre he'd Promise you ie b: was at Home, Sib; 'clvsz when the Two 'Blue' Gents called and 
as'ew uim the othec Hat, Sir, he Puosiiked 'em d'rec'lt, Sib 'I" 
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civil Service Miseries. 

Uamma (icho his hccii Shojtpiuj ai Oic Co-Operative). "(_:ooD (JiiAcnus, Dea?.=;, what shall we do wtTa these Patxels?' 
Toting'est Daughter. "Oh, Pa' can take the Large One, Ma', and he] might Caury some of tiif Small Ones in his 
Pockets! I" [Pn', who his been irailiii'j oiit.sric, fo^s he's in /or it. 





"Men were Deceivers Ever." 

SveU (at the Civil Service Co-Operative Store). "lUw! I wast two oii 

THWKB POL'NDS— Bacon— AND— AW— 'dLIOE >IE by DOtSO IT VV LIKK CoX— 
OlOVES or I'lOWERS, oh SdMETllING o" THAT SOKT ! ! " 



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A Sinister Slip. 

Smith,. "HrLLo, liitow.s- ! 'Been von your annual Cullis I mzxs 

Youu annual Excursion, yet?" 

[Brown was hijkly ncrootis, ani Otis mali-jii sujjcjitioji qaii^ upset him. 
He spent ki« holiday at hoiml 




Force of Ha bt t. 

City Uerchant {bliss/uHif dozhij i>i liii Country Chuixh). "Skasos Tkket ! 





"A/ma Mater." 

Youruf Puiuh(onby "cuts" the Attitf/, nnd rfoesh Oxford to read for "the 
Chittxh." 

Tutor. "YOL' AHK PliErAUED 10 SuUaCLlUE TO THK Tlllin Y-JClSE 
AhTICLES " 

Puncheonby {icith alacrity). "All *Til tlkask 'mi,— ah— iiuw Ml*-cu— ." 
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Embarras3/njf. 

Nerroua Spinster (to vary Old Ifnchrhr). "Ojr, Mi:. >Iai:H!mi.ii, J 'm >f> 
^Frigiitksed ! May I takk iiold <'K v-'I-'- M»v- "Pim wi 'rr <...|\ij 
"hitiioucH THIS TvysrxV 




A Straightforward Vie 



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Sigh Church Curata. "AxD what do you Think, Mb. Simison, about 
Clergyman's TrnxiNr, to the East?" 
liiteral Churchwarden. "Well. Sir, my Opinion* is, that if the Clei:ct 

MAS IS GOOI»LOOKIN', HE KON'T WANT TO TURN HIS BaCK TO THE CONCUEGA- 
TIOS ! " 




"The Be-tter the Day," &c. 

Bnstic {to Curat/: icho dabbles in Photogitijjh y). "I'd be Trnu'cLE iii'cit 
Obliged, Zui^ if y'ov'd Map off my Pictuu', Zl-r T" 

Curate. "Well, my M.\n, I'll take your Likeness for you. AVur.x will 
Tou Come?" 

Bustle. "Well, Zur, if you've no 'bjections, I be moastly Cleaned vi- 
and HAS moast Time o' Zund.vy Marnins, Zur 1 1 " 




A Dibtinction. 

The "Good Parson'* (to ApplKant/or iHatntciUm in the Kigftt Sc/tooT). "Have you bkks Cunfikmeu, mv Hoy 

Boy (hcsitatini/). "Please, Sir— I— don't know " 

Parson. "You understand me; has the Bishop laid his Hands on you I*' 
Boy. " Oh, no. Sin ; dlt his Keeper have, Sir— very uften, Sir ! 1" 



ei 







Considerate. 

ChorcliwaTdfcn. "Tkll te what 'tis, Smi. The Cong&bgation do wish you wouldn't tut that "eke Curate up is Pulpit 
— NoBODT can't HE.vi: vs." 

Old Bportlnff Rector. "Well, Bix^t "^^^ Fact is, Tweedler's such a Good Fkllow fob Parish Work, I'm obliqed to 

OIVK HIM A MOVXr SOMETIMES," 




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Rustic Recoileclion5. 

Boy. "PiT-Asr, Pa-ai:son, MuTiii:i: wants souk Soup." 

The Bector. "But I t«ild tour Mothkr she must sksd SoMExmsn to put it in.' 

Boy. "Oh, iLF-vsit, siie've sent this year Pa-ail vok 'un, Pa-aesos 1 1" 




Not ai"Siher Lining" to a Cloud," 



Adolphus UjrniuUy ; he is <ja\ni} Jus /utiirc brothrr-i,i-?<iiv a li'.'k dUncr down Otc river). " \VAiTAIt, TOU I'AN — .\H— Leave us!' 
Old Waiter. "Hem !— Yr^«sin — lct — you'll Pap.d'n me, Sir— wii'vE so scant Oknts— 'don't wrsn to Imitte nothink, Sin— di't 
Makxeu— 'Fact is, Sin~{fi-i(ieiitli/ feels n (kJltmij nhont mvutioniivt //)— wi: 'r.E— you ski:, Sik— '^POXf/flLS for the Piaib, Sir.'/.'" 





"What's in a Name P" 

Walter (to nervous invtlMl). "Thi;i:e*s tiik old Ciil-rcii, Sir, r:i,o>R nv, 

BUT sous VlSITOns COES TO St. WoBIlLEOK'f, SiH. TlIEllI': TJIK Clkhovman 
-RCACQES DlSTBUPERTl !" 

[Clearly vot the placf for him, the old gcntlcitifni Ihtnkty n:itft. a itluuUlcr. 
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A New Dtsh. 

Sympafaislnff Swell {wxitinj for some chicken). "You'vr. got so Si'Ceourb 
rnin'.i;, TiioM \-> ! " 

Persplrinjr Footman. " Vnr.v Souuv, Sir.— lusr 'KLrF.D tub last or it 
away, Sir. ! " 




Our Artist 

IS NOT IX TUK DEST OF TEMPKrS. HE HAS BEEX DISTURBED OFTEX BY BARGES. AXD DOTHEREU BV THE BI.L'EBOTTLES, AND THEK 
IIES ACCOSTED EV WHAT APPEiRS TO HIM IK THIS IRRITABLE MOOD TO BE AX 

Art-Critic (/oj.) "The rimnE looks Ucttek a Goodish Bit off, Gov'xoi;ii : " 

Artllt (lAodJru-J). "Cox— rorxD So lo Yor, SlE : " [rmiti mnlr.i off luulil-i, " uot likin] llic hoknof him." 







Hunting Idiot, 

REIl-RXIXG FROM THE CHASE, FLOPOSES TO 'CHAFF THAT ARTIST FELLER." 

Palntar hriV.oui the ii:,jhlca Imilalimt). "\ Sxoul , 



Hunt»m»a. "Wuatll vr.R Take me For, Gov'xolt. ! 
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Bo.xino-Day. 



(Sin. Busttel/m's favmtriU Catynum has called/or his usual Christmas-Dor in a slatt of tia-cr mitid.) 

Mrs. B. "Oh, Sawtee, I'm Surpeiskd— I thoioht von such a Steady Man! I'm sonnv to see vou cives to Deisk I 
Sawyer. "Beg t' Par'n Mum, no s'li 'mso lIi'M (/«). Dkisk 'asu oi'm t' me, Mum, Vii Monx'x, Mum I!" 




An Old Offender. 



■J/'/^ 




rrevoca b le. 



Oonntry Oentleman (ryeing his ilardaier si spicituaty). "Deaie, keah MP, 
jEFrniE!!, THIS IS Tiio liAU ! AFTER WUAT I SAID TO VOU YestEUUAV, 1 

didn't think to Find voc " 

Oardencr. " Vi.u can't Siiay— (/lie)— I WASH I>BUNK Ye6Bt'»av, Sh ! " 

Country (Hntleman {sttrrUy). "Ap.E vou Sober this AIoKNINi;, Sill I" 
Gardener. "I'm— hu'-ightly Shober, Sum!!" 
B3' 



Customer {for U-r Hot/al Wcd'liug jJwtoyntyh). "Cas't I havk tur Lady 

ONLV ? I lioNT SU ML'CH WANT THE OKSTLKMAN ! ! " 

Tounff FerBon {with dcciaion). ">'o, SlB; wz cA^'T Takt them. Sin, 

A'OH'/" 




Mrs. Jingleton. Learning that Young M Skirlygy 

(FuoM wHosK Family sue Reckivkd six:i TolitenenS whe ." she was is tiik Uirhlands) was is T-iwx, and having Hkahd m 
MLCH OF HIS Playing, a>ks him to one of hek I,rm.i-: Pai:tie3 fo:: Classical Music, axu hocks he will 'Oblige' durimg thk 
KvKMNO. — Ha! Ha! Shk didn't Know what his iNsriiiMtNi" was! 



■' ■ ■ ■ ■ ' -V Js, • 




Arcadian Amenities. 

Llttlo Rustic (a/trt- a "gttme" uttiufijU^ friilrntlt/ orciuxiyhit'l). *'0h, tlRASR, 
HELP rs AIONV; 'nH THIS LiNRS VI' TO MOTIIEllK— " 

Aml&blfl Swell (nyhnsl). "Eh! oh, RimcuLofs— how cas I? — LonK heue, 
I've r.or a IIao— hkavv Bao— to taurv hvaelf " 

I4ttle Rustic. " I'll cAUiiV Yoiii Rao, Sin." Swell. "¥.n—nvT {to gnin timf) 
WH— what's Yoi'R MoTHEu's ABsunu NAMKf" [TkisUultiot Kclphim %nud%. There 
icaa no cscnjy ; and uUitiuxUbj b»t ir: dmtv a iviV otff the h»miliaiing tetfuel. 

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A Big Fish. 

A.rtfUl Dimssl {wJm hts mile a swrsttul Otroic). '*0, LoRD FlUBlbOlIf^ 
IIOWRVKK SHAM. I MaNIIIE " 

Lord Penbiffffln {otujht, too). 'That let he Show too! Ail OBPimiM • 
o«« HOW VOL' Pl\y roup. Fish!" {Wf hriraij eonjidenee /m- ona. This Pidmrt 
fiimrs fro-n a l/:tL'r aent bt/ a ruichj-nutrrud Lady {now of title), to a partteulMr 
t'riaii of hers, an'i is eatUd a '^ Ji^minisefHce oj Scotland." Perhaps our Solders' 
am gtuta at the Story— wt cnnnot.] 




Playful Widow. "Ji'Mr MF. Down, Mu. Ficciss! !" 

[The fi„llmil liUlc Man dUi his hat, hut fcU—in lur cstimrUiov /or riw.' 




Artful - Ver^ ' 

Uary. "Dux'r KEF.P A ScilEOUCl!!' o' ME, John! ' 
John. " Wii'oi iieax't a Sckeovcix' iin vkk ! " 
Kary (i'.i</oii«iiWj(). ''Weli, y' cak i' v' like, .Ioiik 











'The &rey Mere'.' 



Mrs. B. iidl-i.i'j at< .-cnis). *'Xn, IJiiows, I wii.i. Nt>r HAVE THE PoNv rA< KEit 1 Xo! That rr.usfN mi-st have seen is ome 
iXT" THE Lane fiust; and ir the JIas's cmt cummun rul.lTtXKs" " 

2fr. B. "ItrT, MV 1>EA1:, we've msI.V Jl>T Tl'llSED THE '' 

Mrs, B. *'I don't CAtlE, l!l:u\VN : Xo ! I won't r.u nAVK, IF I STAY HERE TILt " 

Farmer. "All iiir.HT, Sii:;— I'll r.ACK, Sip.. I've gov .ust .sicn AsoTHEK I'lxtx ,\t Home, Siu:" 




How We Arrange Our Little Dinners. 

MUtrau. "Oh, Vm.k, we sham, want Uixnei: for Foub thii Evesiso, 

AVhaT Wi AOr THINK, IIE'IUU THE JulNI. oK II\.1A1I S..rr, l.iili-ill: I'aTEs, 
AN1> AN KSTI;4e-SAV, liEEC!" 

Cook. " YE.'*, 'M— FuEkii, on Aisrr. 

TH*tntM. "Let'.s see! It's oslt the ItuunNs— Tinxeu will do: " 
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Co n c/ u sive 

Xiodcer. "I detect ratmru a Dis,\GitKEAni.E Suki.l in the Horse, Mas. 

JoN^;s, Ai:E voir svi:K tue Drains " 

Welah Landlady, "Oil, IT cAS'i BE THE Drains, Sir, whatever. There 

ARE .NONE, Sir ! '." 




Our Manoeuvres. 

Captain of Skirmisliers rxs/n.ij i,t to seize /'u/:c( .'^ciftki o/ ihr £,ir.,i>/). "HiM.1.0 ! Hk-ai: ; Vou Si:i:rksdei: ro this C'omi-anv ! 
Opposition Lance-Corporal. "IJf.c Paicdon, Sir. I It's the otheu "Way, Sir. We'i'.k a Bkicade, Sir I!!" 



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'Our Reserves"— The Battle of Amesbury. 



Aide-de-Camp. *' OnoD Gracious. Sir ! wnr don't tou Order yoi'r Mkn to Lie T>o\tn rKhicn thh Hili. ? Can't vou Si:e 

THAT UaTTI:KV PlAVIStl RrnilT ON THKM?" 

Colonel of Volxmtoert. "Su I hid, Sir. Blt tret won't Lie Down. Tiikv sav tiiiiv wast to See tiik Rkview ! :" 
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^^^' '~-^CT(lllllilillillillilllllllli!iBM ~r^ 




Nervous 

Look .' " 

Cabby. * 



A Little Falling, 
Old Lady. "Now, Cabman', yoc'ke Sice Torit House is Quiet? AVhat's he layixo Back his Eaks likk that poi: 

'0 that's only hek Femi-.\7.v« CfK'osiTY, MfM. ■ She likes to Heat: woeie she's a Coin' to!" 




The Connoisseurs. 

Oroom. " Wimv'H Beec do you Like IJ»:&t — this "eue Hom'brewed o' 
Fisk'b, ok that thkhe Ale they gives yeii at the Whiie Ho's?" 

K««per (critienlhf). "WELL, o' THE Tew I riiEFEibs this 'eke. That theuc 
o' WfM'fMJD'a pun't Fare to me to Taste o' Nawthl'N at all. Now this 
*Ei:E pew Taste u' the Ca&k .' ! " 

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" lo Bacche ! 

JeunM, "Monsis', Mr. jAitvirt, What's the XewsT" 
itr. J. (tJu old Coachrtuin), " Wkli, I've 'eaed the best bit o' Nkwu this 
MniisiNo A« I 'tb 'eap.d for waxv a Day, from olb Butleb. He tell mk 
the Winyakwi h 'a comis' RorsD,' ASO there's every Pbosi-ec' of cub. 
CErriN' SOME KOBik oooi> Madeiry ! I " 



^Qi 




A Veteran , 

Civil Service Captain. ""Will— he— ah— stand Tow-dab?" 

Dealer. '• 'IVwDEr. ?' Why he was all through the battle o* Watzkloo that Charger wajs ! 




"What's the Odds?'^ 

Purchaser, "He's rather Heavy about thb Head, isn't he ?" 

Daaler {can't deny il). "Well, Sik ! {Ha^ipy lluughl.) But y'bke, Sib, he'll bev to Caekt it iiisselt ! 



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"There's Many a Slip"&-c. 



WAcr.iRi SAW A srr.KsiiiD Tiir.i;nroi-.\n Tkiht Frxnixo is k Quiet Puie os the Tii.iMiis oxe Evesisu last Week. Down 

HE COMtS THE NEXT Nr';HT, MAKING SVIIE OF HIM ! Bl'T SOME OTHEU PKOri-E HAT> SEEN IIIM TOO ! ! I 



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ksm. 






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^.^mw 



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Lingua" East An^lia. 



FlT«t Anffler {/o Country Itoit). "1 say, mv LaPj Jl'sr GO 

TO MV KeieSO uS THE BlIfHOE TUEEE, ANO 8AV 1 SHOEEIi HE 
MUCH Obi.IUEO TO UI3I IF UE'U SeND ME SOUK liAlT." 

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Country Boy ((» Svuu:! AmiUr, In Ihf Tiul-rn r;H,ii:,t 

hll^llirj.-). "Tha' TMEUE R'l' »AnV HE WANT \ \Vl I ii " ' " 



^SffiS^Fcl''^^ 




A Luxurious Habit. 

Philanthropist {.to Uiiilimij Purler). "TllEX what Timk DO TOl' CtT TO Bim!" 

Pcrier. "Will, I SELDOM wirAT VEE MAY CALL GKTS TO BeD MVSEIF, 'CAfsE o' THE XlcllT Tl'.AIXS. lii I MV Ul.iil lltl!, AS 

IVKIi T" WOltK T1!E P'lVTS Kl CTIIEI: l»n\vx THE I, INK. WEST TO BED LAST ClIllISTMAS AlTi:r. THE At< IDEST. ANI» NEVET. " 

ITt-ain riiy/irs i,i, and the Vaylirs rifsh off'. 




The Go/den A<fe Resto rec 



Tounir Lady (Th^»-jh T'nWiKjrry fil il't.-it JU'tiifj Sfnlioit). "WllATs going ox iieke to-i>av, l'>iiiiEl:f Has ihki.k iill.n a KftrE?" 
Porter {fisloiiMnt). " Bles-; thee, I.aks I TiiBiiF.'s XEA Feiohtix' soo-A-iiAYs; Va Aoix t' La-aw !— NoiincT A FlooeuSuow ; " 
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"No Accounting for Taste." 

Materf&miUas (Jusl drrivti at S\rimptille—'M ClUldrm hi! lc:a. damn n UMlh b-fon). '"WgLl. Jaxe, ii.vve yoo fobxd it DrtL?" 
Nurse. "It was at rusr, M'm. Tukre was kothink to Impkuve tue JIisd, SI'm, till the Xiggers ivme dows !:" 




Sold Cheep. 

lattl« Brown (to " Siggrr Mixtlrel." trAo aUoij/i addrasa hia IMtncn at •• ily Lord"). "Ah, how Din Tou Ksnw MV AH 

-Ili.w mi, v,.L KS..W 1 WAS A LoKD t " [SoiKiUon avumg the byilandml 

KlnBtr«l. "BLFiiit VF.n, MY LoKD, I KF.vKn LOSE Sight o' mt Schoolfellciw ! " 

( Kmn n/ ImighUr. LMli II. mra j n, and botu • 

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Selling Him a Pen ny worth. 

Philanthropist. "Tuki:k"s a Fksxy foil you, my r.Ai>. Wh.vi- will you 

DO WITH IT?" 

8we«j»*r. "What all this at Once! I'll Tuss yeh For. it, Dovdle or 

<JUIT8!" 




A Change for the Better, 

Green^ocer. "Want a Pi^nn'oktii o' Coals, du yei: ? Yol' won't be able 
TO 'ave a Prnn'ohth Mi'tti LONi;i:it. They're a going up. Coals is Coals 

NOW, I CAS TELL VEIt ! " 

Boy. "An, well, Mutiieu'll be glad o' that, 'cause she says the last 
Coals shr had o' Yor was all SLATES I !" 




Co 1 1 o Cj a I al Ecf ui vaJen ts. 



Papa. " Nu\v, MY iiK.vn Ciuls yovk yuoTm:u is itErKiviNC a most Exp;;nsiye Eihtation, and I iiiink thai wtiiLii iii: is ap 
Hume Koit TiiK Holidays yol' should Ti:y to li:a«s Something kkom him " 

Emily. '-So we do, 'Pa. Wk've lcaiint that a IJoy who Cp.ies is a ' IIlib,' that a P.'iy \vh.) \V..i:k-; II \i:n i-^ a 'Sui.t*"- — 
Plora, " Yrx, and that anybody you h -n't Likk is a * Cad ; ' and wi: know thi: Mkanino of ' Cin-ii,' ' Pl;<>i;,' \\n a ' Wax '*' 
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'The Meal Supply.' 



Bftthins-Man. " VEji, Mcu, ur.'s a Cood oli> 'Orse ykt. Asd he's bees in the Salt AVate!*. so I/U'c, iii;"i.l makk r.vniAi. 

iiiLKD Beep when we're dose wiru uim ! !!" 





"Tracts." 

First MftTvy. "Tnkw Mirmonakt cave me this eke Ti;a«:k jist wow, 
Biu.." 

Second Navry. ''Ain't se»:s him. M'hat ioikk is HEf" 
fint Nawy. " I.irrii: Ciiai*— rr.EACHtJi Atutr ekjht Sus ten, I f>iioi;i.ii 
Gcesk;" 

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"A Ticket of L eave 

Swell (l'7c» ^rvHt I.- liuiir). "H'YAr.S MY KVAKIt IK YOU 'i>— All— LIKE 10 
SimMmS MV-" 

Cabby {trho hit pulM up n.tit hfttnl the tiixjnUr), " DoN't Vol' take it, RiLL. 
It's uis Tkket o" Lr.Av». 1" 




A pleasant Prospect. 

Traveller [in Trelaiul). '" Hi.— I'ui.i. iiF.r. vv, Man: Don r you sbe the Mai;e is RrxNixc away?" 

Paddy. " Hoi l;i tight, vkp. "Oxtu: 1 Fun VKi: life noN'a^Torcii the Reixs I— sihe t«ey'j:e as i:oiien as i-eai-.s : 1 'i.r- 

TUI:N her into the RiVEU at the IlKlUnE DEI-UW keek. SlI:E that'll stop her, TME rLACYAlll);" 




rtt^trt I i-'>^>l^'f^'i^^^^'^)^ 



Reassurin<i. 

Traveller In Ireland (ilimiiiUir, iind ,■!■•; ,mrlicnlnr). "No"', I iJoiT. rnv. .^'uf.I'.ts are Clean!" 
Kathleen ((/.<■ VhumUnmUl], "Cl^ksf, Sou' Sirke tuev'kk ji'st D.mr n:oM tjik Masglk, SuI! 



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Woman's Rights. 



Scotch Lady (who hag taken a House in the Eighloiuls, hrf Scrmnts sudileultj ijin'uj " iraraiiuj"). "What's tue Keason of this? 
Have vor not am, you want?— cocid Itoous, and good Fresh Aib and Fiwn, and Easy \Voi:k !" 
Spokeswoman. "Yes, Mem— nuT— but thep.f,*s so a decent Laau witims I'nv u' rs!" 




■<^r^;^:^v;^-i,^. 




"Canny." 

Sportiman. "That's a Tofnli oi.i> Ki:i.rit\v, Jr.sivvi" 
Keeper. "Av, Siii, a tiliAMt BiiiD T«t K».xn ti> \itri: Kimkn 



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Stern Pulpit Critics. 

First Scot. "Kat Sour o' MiNiKTi::t hae yb tJuTTEN, GeordieI" 
Second Ditto. ■•On. \Vi.i:i, he'b x« mcckI-E wcctb. Wk seldom get a 
i;ii.\r •■ iiiM. .Sax Dat> u th' week he's t.xVrot'BLE, asd om the Se\»_vtii 

Uf.'.S C.NCOUI'ltKllKNd'ULi: '. ! " 




The Commissariat. 

Squire (to nnv RiUl-r). "1 have THREE on. four CLERtivMEN coiuk:; to Dine with m". tc-mo^row, P;;odgsrs, A^D " 

Mr. Frodg-ers. "'Igii or Low, Sir?" 

Squire. "Weli,— I hardly But wht no yof ask, Prodcers?" 

Mr. Proiffera. "TVELt, vou see, Sir, the *'Icn' drinks most Wine, and the 'I.uw' eats most Vittles, and I must perwtde 

ACCORDIS' ! ! ' 





Duty ar\6 Pleasure. 
Bnrai Butler {itc/craitiuUif). "And what do you Think of oin Country 

(JlAMIV liiiWN HERE, SiR ? " 

Town Qentleman (" in waiting" In Lord 2farylone, nho tnia i-isitintf the Squire). 
"■\Veu., 'f col i;sr., you see, Smitiiars, I don't mind Waiiin* on 'eh.— hut— 
'cant Say I should cai:k to Sit Down with 'km" : ! ! 



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"Business !" 

Bath-Chairman. "I s'msK THE Duke of Edindoro* and his Missis will 

HE IlY DiriKCTLY ?" 

Policeman. "No, they won't. They ain't in Town." 

Bath -Chairman. "Ain't they?— I ray, if that Oi.» Lady in .my Cham 

ASTS vou, SAV 'you don't KNOW,' 'lAUf-K SIIE's A WAITIN' TO SEE 'EM, A'S. 
] M ENCAGED IlY THE HOUK.'"' 




3a c rificG . 

Good Templar. **Tct— t— t— Rkally, Swizzle, it's DiscnACEFUL to see a Mas is tour Position is this State, aftep. tiii: 
Expense wkve ixllrked and the Exektiu.vs Wk'vk tsED to Tit Down the Liql'op. ThaffiC" 

Swizzle. "V MAY PREASU AS MLSU AS y' LiKE, OeN'l'm'K, BUB I CAN TELL V' I'VE MADE MOKE PERsirNAL EkKuI:*!! TO (Alc) 

PunuowN I.iguop. than *vv of yk !" 





Ex tenuat ing Circi msta nces. 

Employer {uh hm imy to iu-itiiev on Mcwfutj moiniuy). "All, SaUNDEKs! I'm 

*ti;i:v Tij SHE YOU is this AVay. 1 tholgut you'd tik>ed ovkr a Ktw Leaf ! " 
Saunders {rrji(MtitHt). "Siio Tap, Sinn, but (AiV) 'tsii all aloxc o* thesii 
'*jtB Wa'er Co'pamj:*— I 'ssiiure you, Shiu, ."tit wa>hx't Dvxr v' W'a'eu 
4n err. Slll^Il^'liN all Yk^ht'p.iiay t ! : " 

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A Defiin ti on. 

Shoeblack {poi>tti»'J to U»MmJ'j Putty ttj Ihr la »}}>■/ vsf). " TEX-ToTALLEC OS 

'the Stmke,' Sil!" 




M y$ tifica t lo n . 

Our i/ouiuj Lamhc'ip'- Fa/iit'-ys Prcixirations are Jlfjit,\lcl v.itk Intense Interest by fhr ViUayc Juveniles, jb7io evidently cj-pcci a Gymnastic 
Entertainmmi — {he frames an Ima'jinary Picture with his Hi'ntfs). 
Omnes. "Kk's a coin' to sav uih rr.AYEits fist:!" 




Excursionist {to /ni.i^dj). " I'luj ! 'niE's osE o' TiirM AnTisTS. 'DnSsAV 'i:'r.i. want a (.;i;xti:i;l Fiur.r.n roi: is Fur.ECiiut'N'n. 

1 'l.T. jr.l.Vfl MR '«f.'/.''* 



7V 




Our Theatricals. 

Brown (rehearsitig his part as Ihc "Vimnle de Chtn'aac"). "Yas, JIaeif. ! I've fcinhly Loved vr. {Sobs Jntmnlltallii ) "Tis wpi.< 

-BUT KO HAT-TAR-R ! " 

Housemaid {to Cool^ cvltidc the J^car). " Lavkp, Xiz'beth, ain't Masteu a civin' it to Missis ! " 




Flatter! n;?. 

Houasmaid ^1; Cook; IxhiHj llu laimb). "He's a Haffabi.e Yoixg Max, that iai'mn Ldibeh, Missis's Biwtiiei:. Hmv Becomis' 

he'd I/ioK IS ooR Livery, wodlpn't he!!!" 



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Comparisons. 

Barber. *"'Aik's exti:'iiiumnai:y Drv, Sih. {t'uitfomrr •rplains he has been iu t/u: Comttnj, and out o' doors a good deal.) An! jus' 

60, SiK. liriSATlOV TO TH K 'Alll. Silt! If I WAS HJ 111; KSiHKlX" ABOUT 'UnTING AND FlMIIx', Loll", SiR, MY 'AlR WOULDN'T BE IK SO 

nr-HTRr. Statk than viu'ks, Piu;.'" 





Delicately Put 

Cuatomer. "I'm akuaid I'm oEm.N-; a i.ii-[|,k Hald!" 
Operator. "Well, Sir, I think, Sir, wuf.n vou aitend Pitblit Wuauii", 
IF I WAS YOU, I'd Sit in the Galleuv." 

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A Rash Refusal. 

Caatomer (flyinij from Impurtuunk TraiPsmaH). "No, thank \oi', h<txniNc 

MOltE, Bt,MLY ! Not ANOTHEIt Ar.TICLK, IlIANk YOU ! (_'.00I) MoRNINol" 

[Uteapa—fui I ha! rf/mntf h is own Umlritia 1 1 




/\ Guflty Consc lence. 



Country Parson {to hani-iiti.iK-inj Ohl Potijtrr). " Wiiv, siiieiv, >It't;(u:n»cE, vol" ur.iiK I:k:.ikvk:» iam M'kik fihim hik i'nw- 

Uvig-^idse. "(mmmi-mux Ahmp, Sti: ! 'S tc.lk's I Stand heki:, nkvki: vas insii*;-: tiik 'Oi'sp. iv am. my I.IK^:, Sn; : Xkvki: 
iirnni xk ir, Sn: :" 







"^^^S^i:: 




Equal to the Situation. 

The Par»on. "WKti., lAr.r.iy\ y«h r. MoniKit's iomk otr of Tr-isoN, I iiiixi:. 

Ilt'W IS MIIR NtiW f" 

X<liaie. "O, TiiANKv', Sn:, she's ev' momltu Bettki:. Suk'\b had < Ai-iTAt. 

TiMK"* IS TIIKKE. FaTIIKP.'s OUT O" WuHK, AND IIAIIIKII TooliLV, fcU II.. Uul 

TtMtK IP Last Niuht!:" 
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T/l€ Con va/esceot. 

Now Curate l,tcti<f<rrl;}). ".Vv ci»tD Man, \\v\t isuvvr.D vol* TO Fi:no ro» 

Oldest Inhabitant. 'MViiat ik.ik hi; Sav, IJKriv '" 

Betty. "Savs wuat iiik Iillct. did viu Si;m> F*nt iinr. Fon It" 




Awk 



w kwa re 



Literal Servant Girl (/</ Itfomtt, f/io inia atllinit fur tht fifsi llio-' ^>n Lhr i)i/tf!i'''i-i/iM\ "Vi.r.\-<K, SiK, Yo:iu ('viimvn say u.i 

PON'i IIAl.K IIKE TllK LnOK UK THIS lIKIil-: H \I.f--fi;ti\VN VtU'VK GIVK HIM !1" 




"Suit Your Ta/k to Your Com pa ny." 



Mrs. CloT«rm*frd. "Ask, Has, vk 'r.i. smrNfi mi'. Tr.AV'—irmitlcitiiUf hersci/~hrr /ttshionihU Cousin, fi-om London, is on n 

Visit lit t/i' J','rm)—'\\r. HBAl.l. WAST TMK ('AUKtAUK Tt» DitM'K INTO THK ToWX AFl'KR I.L'S' IIKOS, DaHIEI.." 

Danisl. " Yk<, Mum— (AcuV-i^Miy— /i- hal H>iii'-d Uk t4^rfittioii)~Ur. 1— {/h n lotit jrhiHjitr)—UK I to Chanck my Tr.owsK's, Mim V 
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Silly Suffolk C') Pastorals. Fteciprocity. 



Parson. *' I HAVE Missed you from your Pew of late, Mr. Studding6 ' 

7uin«r {npologdimtty). " Wei.1-, Sin, [ HEv' been to MEEr'.s* LATELY. Bur— v" .sek, Sik, th; Kkvkuesd Me. Scowles »»' the 
Chapel, he bought soue.Pigs o" me, and I thought I ought to gi' 'm a Takn ! !" 




Lap6us Lingues. 



Oor Athlttlc OtumU iirhn, \ritK Hit ./imnj men i,/ Au fnrM, had bttn 
viUtriouj 1,1 ,1 yrr.i( malck Uu .(ay ^^^c ; i,lnuc ytrjirr km Ait oner, <mly.) 
"IfB-Att KnDETH the KlBir IXMNOS V" " 

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The Archery Meetini 



Oarmtfl [tu Fmr Simnjcr). "I I-KECRIVE YOU ARK KOT A ToxoiHIUTE !" 

Fair Stranvtr {yiv,iiptl>j). "Oh dear ko ! *Ciii;Rcii ok England,' I assuhc 
Yoo : " 




Gran d i Iquence 

Captain of Schooner. "WiiAi 'a' vni- nui ihkkk, Pat?" 

Pat. {iiiiu Jfits been hnjing in svinc Fircti\ml niiU Potniocs). "Tlmder and Fkuit, YKit HoNori: ! 




L e veiling Up . 

Sub. {Jiist arrived hj mil). "How much to the Bahuacks?" 

Car-Driver. "An, siivuK this, Cai-tin, niu Masest ov 'em rives mk Tree and SixienceI 



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Rural Simplicity 



"Ckex to Suiool, I.11T1.I'. Lassie r" "Ay, Sin." "Good Cirl— tube's a Pexsy fob tov." 

"TuASK vor. Sin. I'll iiae to iie sTEprix'— bct awm o.vcx to Skkixl i riir. Mok.\is'— mill ve be imis wav i' tue 



EfTEr.SEis ; 




Catechism under Difficulties. 

Fr«« Ktrk Elder {jtrrjifieatorti t>} prr»r»tunj n Trfi-t), "SIv ri;lK\r>, lio YOU 
Know rut: ''hike Enk iif JIan r" 
Piper (Mtftoorit//>/>. "Ka, I PiXNA MiMt iirE i'lirsL! Can ve ,\i. M'iu-:«TLr 




;! 



In Vino M emo na 

Kajor Portsoken (.( i>rrllij nmliiiil GHrti). "I ,av, liinrASAN, rlll^ isxt- 

{niiotJicf at/i — IIIK SAME L'lrAWI-AU.VE '." 

Scotch Batler. '• Xa. tii.vt s .i' Dixr: Thcke \va> Tiiiiitia I>izze.v; anu 

VE '\ K MAD VEKi: SlIAUE o"T. M.VJuE '. '. " 



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M I nd and Matter, 

Augustus {j>o*-(>'.->iI). '-Look, Hunn ! How Lovr.i.v \ur. thusk t'LEEi-v Cutdlkt-s daitled over Tin; 
Edith [jhosftii). *' Ves 'Xactlv like Ckavy wues it's Gnrnso Onrn Tss'r it?"!! 



^/^•;-: 5i//v>'<cv:a;? %r^ 




Perspective'" 

U l-iimcisixo Asi> Conr.KcTisc ins I'liKnv Coumns rKi;si'Einvn, ok corusc KiiEBHuiCK's F.u-k .Mr,T ni; as xi:M:t.v as kissiulk 

IS JliE SAME I'LACK AS HEnS !— TABLEAU I— Pa (fX TlIK liACK'-lllOl SD) IS EVIPESILV MAKIXG UP HIS MiSU TO SEB 
ABOUT THIS ! jVi'/c. Fl:Kl» hasn't o rnp! 
79 




Those D readfu I Boys! 



Algernon. "And, dearest, if the Devution of a Life " [At this momcui his hit is Inockcd onr Au ctfcs Ifj a commuix .Star- 

fsh, or IXrC'^ngcrs {^Astcrias rubcuj), fliromi, tcith considcrahlc fvrce ani }irccisioii, iy one of those i t ^ *m* high-spirited 

littic ftUatcs her younger IrvOters, Tommy and Ulutie! ! ! 




Pro fan at ion. 



Oent. "I LEFT A Lock of Hair here a few X'ays ago to de Firrtn iv a Locket, is it— An~RE.U)T»" 

ATUst«. "VtRY SORRY, SlR» IT BAS IlEEN UULAID. BUT IT "S OF SO C0N8»JUK>'CE, SlR— WE CA>' EASILY GET IT MaTCOED, Si». " M 

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"Turn A bout." 

Ooorre. "I SAV, T<»M, do take (.are I You nearly Shot my Fathep. then ;" 

Tom. '"Sh ! DoN*T say anvthixg, there's a good Fellow : Take a Shot at mine ! ! 





Making Things Pleasant 

Irishman ^lo Eaglish Sjtortsman). "Is n Th;:olt!.I Be jaders, the 
AV'ArniF.K '3 stikf wid 'em III" 

['* Jicgnrdlcjs 0/ strict Irtitfi, in his love of fii/perloh nud ffcnerowt tlcsire to 
jilaisf," <xa onr Friend r^cordeJ in hia Diary a/ivr a bln.tk ilny. 

81 



Angling Extraordinary 



CiMtomer d.i n 'jmil huirij). "A Small Box iir Cestlf-s, tlease. And lo«« 

SlIAUl' ! I *ANT TO CaicII a ' Bl 8 ' 1 ! 




" Happy Thought." 

KistreBs (irho hful eoiir dotcn to »fe a'*out thr Ba.ts Voic^ sU had heard in titc Kitchen— Gnard'>inn diiu-orcrcd.'). " 0, you Deckitfi'i. 
Girl, to say there was Xodody here I And aftci: I'd gives tod wstin'CTLY to understand I dius*t allow 'FoLix)WEr^' ; and 

HERE, YOU UAVES'T BEEN HERE A WeEK " 

Cook. " I.M'KS, M'M, it ML-Sr EE ONE O* THE FoLLEKERS AS TOE LAST CoOK LEFT Hf/INH 'EU ! ! " 





Romance of -the Kitchen 

Cook (/nwi the Arai\ "O, 'Liza, ci' mb mv AVinicbettc— I've 'ad a- 

OFFEC— Fr.>ll T«K DCSTITAX/.'" 



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"Com pi Im ents of the Season." 

Comely Housemaid. "O, Mi:. Jauf^, I'm 80 Frightened in the Railway t 
ScpiHiSK Tnr. lJii.ri: \v,\s tu Bust I " 

Kr. James. "Then, my Dear, yul* 'd be a Singin auong the Angels ik 
ABoiT Ten MiNi'T&t : !'* 




Emily. "What's Capital Pi-nishmest, Mamma?" 

Master Harry. " Wiiv, BEING Locked up is the Pastry ! / should considlu it so 




Dear, Dear Boy ' 

Qeorffe. "Oh! Shouldn't I jrsT like to sen Somt-body in that Den, Aist 

Serious Aunt. "YE-Ed. Daniel, I suitosk, deai: !" 

Oeor^o. "Oh no, Aint; I mevs 'Old Twkimiv," lui: IIi;ai>-J[asteii ! : ' 



83 




^.^^>^ NT 



"Brother Brush" 

Eblp Painter. " XiiE Dnvi.N' \VE.\THr.B For. ovr. ElslXEss, ain't it. Sir.!" 
Am«t«ur frf.jcuirtrtcrfl. "Va-as:" (r<ii« <i rfi«/iiv (u (/«■ )./■<,■•. 




The Compliments of the (Sketching) Season" 

Pap*. "TiiEr.r, IIlnk ! If voi- conn do liks that, Id have vol- rjce.ir fniirae, mv Ecit ! 



Hi 




A Pleasant Prospect. 

Eng-lieh Tourist. "1 say, Look hekf.. How fai; is it to this Glexstarvit ? They told rs it was only- 

Natlve. "AriQOT Forp. Milks.' 

TonrlBt {offhtiitt), "All Bog likr this? 

Kative. " Kii— n— THIS is just Naetbin' TtLr.'r ! ! " 




Compliments of the Season. 

Squire {*rho interests himseJj vilh the Moral and Malcii"f Cinnlitioii of Lis 
J'>'nnt,itri/). "Hullo, Woodulff 1 what an eye you'vb got! How ihd you 

CKl- THAT? !" 

Labourer. "O, it's nawtmin' Tautic'lar, Sir.. LAt^x Nicin— at tiik 
AVim-E 'Aijr, Siu. Hut— (/» ''.,f,„,uttwii)~Ciuimiyi.\sii Time. Sir— o.v'v Onti: 
A Vi:au !" 




Two Sides to a Question . 

Squire. *'YotjK Na.mk S,\[nii ?" 

Smitb. "Yessik." 

Squire. '*Air, I v'.ndehstaxd vuu'jik the Mas who cives so much Tnoi:hLE 

TO MY KKEPEKS! " 

Smith. "A.v YEii rAKDo.s', Sgiirir, yolk KEEPEns is mlcu moke Tkouulk 

in ME ! *' 




Suspicion ' 



Stout Visitor {on diKoixrimj that^ Uttring his usunl ICap after luncheon', he has,hten suhjcdcd to a grossly personal Practical Jolx). "It's one 
o' THOSE Dasbrd Aktists tuat are Staying at the 'Loud Nelson' 'a' doke tdis, I kxuw '." 




KM mij^i 



r^ y 



Depression. 



Scene— 7/"- Ejrhn.tgc. LuUistriat Centre. 

First Commerciml Kan i'lnjly). "Mohmn' 
Second ditto rvMhr. "JIuUNlsV" 
rir»t C. M. ' . ■•''!'). "OwtT" 
Secoud ditto - ■ .'"''?'). "Xowi !" 
Plrst C, M. v/ . i/v. "MonMN*!" 
Secoud ditto '■/. v-'.,. , '/ :. "MoiiNiN*"" 

8e 




in-ri-iw. 



Reductio aa Absu rdum. 

Stout Party ,//*'• jinti time he icciit for hii DuiitcmU .li.'^c his Annt left him 
thni L-jnoj). "W'nr.Mt. DO YOf Go FOR THESE DlVlDENU AVaUKANTB ? " 

Bank Beadle. "What Stock, Sir?" 

Stout Party. "W'eli, Three ier Cent. Souetuiso '* (//-e irord stuck in 

his t/i.vat). 

Bank Beadle. "Ah!— (yniM^ him Ute In/vrmalivn, n»d snijiuQ the irortl fur 
him\ — r^EDOOCBO, Sl»^ \ " [Stottt J\trty ri'jhx, ami c^if. 




iaste the Less Speed.' 

Intelligent Peasant [icko has been overlooking oto- Artist-i u-ith much interest). " Vak Mate s a Stainin o' jiis'n a 



READY, Sir ! ' 













My. A 



T/)e Po I n t of View. 

Tomkins ^/i-- has /ifftnt his friend Stwlgc talk so iiiucit nloiU that lo\-:hj sjiot It'M'l'-Attri'k, Khillifi- he IC(W (joiiifj sktUhiitfjt Ihat /<«■ 
trtiK iudncat to acoy.ujxiny him. A <l(ty Jias elapsed, and he is aimking to the hortvr 0/ his siluativu !) "Skems to me an IXFEItx 

I CAI.I. IT KAl'ltKI! A DUM, Pl.AlK '. " 

Stodge. "Dii.i,, jiv Deau Fellmw I How CAS You .Say 60? LuoK at this Beaitifii, Bukeiy Common! And the Lixis 
"F TiMsi; Old IIi.ises on the Healh, Di'.EAKixn the Hoi;izon. and the CcLoni! A.vi) THE ,lou.Y Qi'iET of the I'LACE ! XilSi; 
■ 1' YoiT. Beastly l!Ai;r.Ei.-OE(;AN.s un Caiiso TonusTs .SnAKMixo aiuht : I THiianiT yoi'h Like it 1 1 " 
87 




Visitos "Hiin I'iXi; has voir. Masteu deen away?" 
Irish Footman. "Wr.u., Soi:r, if he'd come Homf. yistiiei^dav, he'd a' 
i:rrA' Go>*E A Vake TO-Mniii:i'W 1 r.VT F,v HE doesn't i:i:Tn:N the Dav afthkii, 

SIII|:i; JIE'ir. a' I'.KIX AWAY A K"I:T.\M.MT SEXT Tin.ir.sIlAV ! I '' 




H vperb o / e. 



Saxon Sportsman. 
Pat. '*SNirF>, IS 

llEKEABOl'TS!" 



**,\NY Ssn'E AnoiT iiehf, my Man?" 

r?! FAIX, THKV'r.E HINKUAM-Y JOSTLfN' 



ACH OTIfEK 




Irish Uodcl ,,-.,«../.,//.. j.,i 



Real Irish Grievance. 

.,1 . ., .1.1 ;.,;.-,; ,,„(, I., '•Till nll^s^■.l) Saints hkict we into Tins Coat, Sup' 



.■^S 




■ w 



C^-: 






Our Inspection. 

Uentenant-Colonol. '■llfl.l.o: t'uSFol'ND it! TutKLs A Mas m.owixi; llis Xose-and wnil a I'.u Klii-llAXnKr.r.cniEl , roo ! 

Tur-T-T-T-T : " 




Hunting Appointments- 



Scientific Colonel. "j\kK YOU GOING TO TIIK * KltlEGSrlKL' TO-MORROW ? '" 

Cavilry Sub. (//iiudiij itim). "AuoK ! 'Tiiixic NOT, Sin. Arnii I Meet tbeake, m. tiievI Xevai: heauu op thu 
Clace: WHKItWE o.v Kautii M 1— t?"!! 

89 






.i!Nliite:^n!f:fe:i 







E^n CO u ra ^ i n^ ! 

Biding^Uaster \li Si'b. l.eh,ir,l,i] to i>;k n/ ttt iiric J/oioifcf EaUcria). "Wli.i, Siu : You 'r.E am. 'of a Heac' ox tKf. Hmkses N'fXK 
— Yoi-vi: Lost voiru S«iii:n axu yuii: FoKACE-CAr, axd you've Lost yolk SriiiKire— axu you'll Lose Yolkself xext::" 



pl''i|!;|li|'l|i!l|l^jli|j||!| 




'ii'il'hi';i 



•'Ifs an HI Wmd'&c. 

Sportlnff Sub. " I hiiol'LD like to have hv Leave as wiox as i-osmi \:.\ 
CoLOXEL, Eoi; I've ju»t heard my Father's had a dad Fall oit IIuxtino 

ColoneL "Dear me I I'm sorry to hear that: I hove He's xotIUrtI" 
. Sportlsc Sub. "On, IT isn't that ;— oxly I wast to have his 1Iol£e: :' 
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Pa.rtlcular! 
AiUut&nt of Voluntoer* (t^ RtanU]. " WEir . Sic, axd w hat Compasv do 

Y03 WISH TO BE IX .' " 

Seoruit. "Alou I 1 ve reix— .>u— i.-ed to the Co'iasv o.-— ah— Ce'tle- 
mex. Sir \'.\'." 











The Last Word. 

Cabby {(.. /.Iiilcli/ Tartij, irko lias gimi him his tvjal Far ). " Makis' vek For.TUNr, Sin, no doubt '." 

Swell [ind rj-aethj mtcltiug Uic Jlcmarl-). *'Eh?" 

Cabby. "yni-'i;E A L-vvis' UY A oooD DIT o" Mo.NEV, Sn:, I'll he bou.nd ! " 

Swell {rniliijmiathj). "What u'you mean, Sin?" 

Cabby. "Wllv vou dos't Si'End mviii, sleminiv I " [Drives off in Iriuuqilt. 




A Dilemmd 

Cabby. "Erk's a co, r'i.irEMA.N ! What am 1 to ro?-I vos Ourr.r.Bi. to take thesb 'eee Okxts as 'a hees a Dinmn' 

T0U-8r.E, TO TIIE.K 'SPECTABIE 'OMES, VUS VOS KO.l 'AsoV, K SjlAP.r, ANOM,E:= KT. IIIK HAl.RANV, AS.l THE TOTKEUS EI.SEVEr.r.s 
V„LI„ TIIEV VCS ALL rAnunM.I.V SollTBD VEX I St.MITEI-, An' SOW Tin V 'VE ILEX AS' OOXE AX' Y.XED TlIKL.SELVES UI-, AN 

don't k^uw vicii IS vrcH I !" 
91 




Too Tru e ' 

Xamma. "Mv ]»e.mi Ciiii.n, wirr.iiK 11:1 Yor Cfrr iiiAr itiiiiAi-n 1. Shiakii » >■ yovp. Ai:m?" 

little Ada. "Oh, Ma, it was j isikth's wt; lIli'.^s Br. k»lii wnu Tin-: Gi:kin Class ix m, iiiai- tuk T.'.r.i. S« i.uir.i: oavi: tii:i; 





"Once -for All." 

MlatrMi. "Bv Tiic Way— Anna — IIanxaii— 1 m xot .Si'ke. Is vo;k Xamk 
*Annv. uu 'Haxxaii f" 

NaiT Cook {tttrtlj). " WuiCH MY >i*ame is Asna, Mim -M \icii, II v, IIks, 
Hk\, Ha, Hakh,— ' Anna*" 

Mlatreu {jiti'ij it uji m tie^air). "All! Thank yol'.' 
92 



Up and Down Statrs 

Toanr lCi«treu (a.' £^ Parlour Djjr)^ *'Eur.\ \ya\x is tuat Brll Hins- 

IVO fin bO VIOLENTLY !" 

Cjolt I'Wmr). '"It's os'v me, Sl'trji. I want you ur.vs ix tub EirciiiNa 

A MlNlTK 1 : " 




Laiy Bountiful, '* Hi:r.E, |my gj)d Mvs, ii::?.E'i a TiciiEr For. the On^vst-Jisi CiriniTULc Hi:i-tEF and Ui:rr.EiiiXii 

JInNni " 

Prof©33lonal Bayjar ('C.^'i a 5/r;r). "0, Tii\s;iv TOR Xonnys, Mf\i, II )i\ti i> j RF.Aur Mox£r Bcsiyuss:" 




Gratitude 

Fastidious Vayrint. "And Tiir:v ain't 'alf Butteued ! I could 'a Donk a« weu. if i'u Oom: ui- the Lave to the 'Union ! 
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Music of the Future. Sensation Opera. 

Uanaffer {tu his Prima Taiore, triumphanthj). "My peau Fellow, I've bkouoiit you the Score of the kew Oi-eua. We've 

AnnANGKD sum A SlEXA FOE YOU IX TUE ThiRD AcT ! o' DOARD OF THE PiRATE ScKEW, AFTER THE KeELHADLING SoENE, YOU KNOW? 

Heavy rollixg Sea, eh ?— Yes, and we can have some real Spray pumped on to you from the Firk-Enuine ! Volumes of Smoke 

FROM the FUNNtL, CLOWE BEHIND YOUR HeAD — IN PACT, YOU 'LL BE ENVELOPED AS YOU BUSH ON TO TUE BRIDGE ! AnD THEN YOU 'l.I. 

Sing that lovely Barcarolle through the Speakixg-Trumpet ! And hind you hold tight, as the Ship blows up just as tou 

COME UPON YOUR HIGH D IN THE LAST BAR I ! I*' 




Club Law. 

Waiter. **DlD Yoc Rixo, SiRf" 

Member [trutnij to U calm). "Yfa Will Y<ti- Wake this Gextleman, axi* 

BAY I sIHill.D BE OBLIGED IF UE*D LET ME HAVE THE SPBCTATOR, IF HE'» NOT 

Keauing it." 

\Olti tl'aclleihorjK has been nslc>-j>, irifh (ht Pitj-cr /irmiy fUitchri, ft;- thr 
li'it lira flours. 




Ma«t«r {xHt'^iig). "There's a most extkauruin.vrv Smli.i., Jaml.^-. I've 

SOTKEU IT SEVERAL——" 

Hall Porter. "I nox'T wonder at it. Sir. I've spmkf aihhv it Down- 
Stairs. Tiik Butler, Sir, you bke is ''Igh Church.' which hk *as fit vp 

A HoRATORV IN THE PANTUV, AND BURX"* IIiXCKX.hJ:. Wk lOl I.)» STAXK THAT J 
BUT THE Cook IS THE 'Low t'HUIlCH ' PEIlSUAW'oN, AXIf Mil BURNS HicriWX 
r.\PEi: To Hoin lAir TIIK IIlXlEXSE. 1 1 's lT.Rrn.KLV HAWH I OX SAISTb' 

Days, Sir!'!" 



vtii^'* 







Wages and Wi\/es. 

Fbilanthropic Farmer. "W'Ei.h, Tomkixs, after Tins "Week, issteab of 

I'aVIS*: you I-AILTI.V IS ClliEH, I SHALL CIVK YnU TwO SniLLINClS EXTRA WaGES." 

Tomkins. "No, inANKv', Masteu; that won't do fou Me!" 
Fanner. "Why, Man, you'll up. the Gainer; for the Cider tou dad 
wasn'v uokth Two SniLLiNua!" 
Tomkins. "An, hut you see I DriNKS the Cidek bjyself ; but the Ow'd 

*JUMA.N 'id. 'eV IHE Two SHILLVN' ! I " 




Pursuit o' Knov/ledoe 



First Agricultural (quite a Year n//cr our Branch fiad been Opened). ""WHAr 
BE they i'osT-r,s vui!, Mas'r Sam'l ? " 

Second Ditto (Jrtuj of tJie Village). "Why, to carry the Telegbaft 
"WoinKs, Gi;aii*;e ! " * 

First Ditto. "What be the Woires vun, then?" 

Second Ditto. "What be the Woinp.s Fur? Why, to hoold |op thb- 
PosT-Es sari's'y, Gearge." .' ! ! 




/ Nice Prospect .' 

Traveller {heniyhtrd in the Bhuh Coiinlry), "Nut A IIedroom DiSFJfGACED ! Tut-T-t-t ! ' 

Landlady [irho is eiittently in the Coal Business as iccll). "Oh, we'll accommodate you somlhow, Sii:, if me and my 'Usbaud 



CIYES YOU Ur OUR OWN BeD, 

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Sin I 







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Boon Compan ions' 



2arffe«. "Wnir! Ge-akkk : ' [I^u.stie (jrins ia rcxiwisf.] 

SarK«e. "I'm au.is main Ci.ad to sek tiiev:, Oe*ai:CE!" 

Sustio. " WiioY ? " 

3argee. "'Cal\k 1 know niKi:F, mvst ni; a rinur-'OisE close nv !" 




Bereaved. 

First Pitman. "Tiiou iit-wEVT dees at tde Tors lately, Geordis. 
II>n)'s THAT, Man ?" 

Second Pitman. **Thou knaws the Dog's deed, axd xvr kennet cett£X 
ANOTUEit; an' a Chap lei'ks sa Fond wivout a Doo !" 




Geo/ogy. 



Scientlflo Pedestrian. "Do you Find' any Fossils iinr.ET" 

Excavator. " Dinno wuat yoi: Calls 'Vossft-*.* We Finds youT heke nrT Milk am* 'Aud Wokk ! 



96 




|^5s=^^|^ 



The Morn i ng Concert 



SweU {ihicsiit ciu' !•■,■ .V™,; /ii'jnsc!/). -Mv w.sv., is jMcs— All— (le/ir-t) 
— Ti:-Dr'M o\'Ai: T' I ! 




A Cool Card. 



SwtsM ihniidiaij " Ximlitfj Lifr" lu CUilrfl Piniij). " Aw— W"lI.Ii Ym— AW — 
rn ME IIIK ?'AVnLK TO WEAB IIIB I.IST OF THE AVaCES TO JIK WllII.E WK'RK 
WfNXING DOWN ?— I've — AW— FOEGOTIEN MY KVEIJLASS. TJon't MIND WAISINQ 

Yon: Voice— I'M I'wr.ciOL's deaf!" 




"Relapse." 



Squirfl. *' AViiv, Pat, what are you doing, Standino cv Tltr, AVai.i. of the rrni-ic-lIoLsn? I thought you were a Tee- 
tutai.i.ei; 1 ■' 

Pat. "Yes, yek Honnok. I'm Just listemn' to them Imi'Enitest Coys Dr.is'Kis'c Inside:" 
97 



^1 



^-^;,;.i^^.->:!'i,.vt^ 








'/ n Coniidence." 

Hungry Customer. "'Taint Ti.\r>.'* 

Chet "ClLAU Yoi* Like it; for, to Tei-l vn; hie Tr.fTii, .v'Tnorcn I've 
rKF.s A Makin' o' this' S»iir roi: Fiftkex Yii.\i;, I ain't never T.isted it 
Myself ! ! " 



"The Struggle for Existence." 

Savwinlan Coster {lo thn/iij ffoHsetrijc). "Well, Fisn is dear, Mc«; vou 

SEE II S A-GErriN' IVEf.Y SCA'cK IN COSSESENCE o' THESE *Kr.E A<jt:ERn;ss ! * 




A Satisfactory Character. 



Mr«. Brisket ^ubout the Stiiiiir* neic Hiu'Jf). "Oil, YE;», Mi'Jt, Shr iumr (N 'i:i:k VtaTERnAV, MiM. lii.ESS Yki: ! A ifFFEtT L.\nv, 
JIiM : Di'n'i know one J'jnt u' Mkat n:i'M asottikr, Mi"M ! :" 
08 




Hard Up on a Wet Day. 



Ilicliard. "What ai:k vof Ringixi.; fui:, liiic: " 

Robert. "TheBkkf!" 

Richard. "You'iiE never coixo to eat Beef ahain, Bi»r., at.e vou ? Why ir isn't HAi,y-AX-uoun since Bkeakfast 1 

Robert. "Well, I'-m not ex.\,ctly Hinguv, elt one mi'st jjo Somethixc !." 




Incom bi nable E ( em ents . 



First Medical Student. '■What ade you SiciiiNo Koi:, Ja<k?" 

Second Ditto. *' Ucju ! I was thinking of that infeunal Cuemistuy Cham to-Morhow, and what a heuced ruirnv V.iva. 
SAW IN CJower Street just sow J I" 



09 




A Desperate Case! 



Tint Driver. "IIow's vnor. B"l: ■ ' 

Second Driver. "Oil, he's X cooD i>kvt. niiTrir. - jakis ui^ Aorro.v- jp.i:j: 

IlFo'i-vr. '■ 

First Driver {fiossuraT). *'All !" 




"Bon Voyage 



Bas-CoBductor ('o PoHli/ FcmaU, xcito icas iittlitpmitt ai fiaving beat cfrrUd n 
tlltlc heyvml licr dejtiimthii). *' V7ELL, THERR y'auk, Mum, Fl'st TO YKP. Left. 
Y'ai.vt coi so vecy Far to Go, and tue W/.vd's at vex Back!!" 




Persona I ' 

Driver (i?«;m/(V»/). "Xow thkk, Bill!" 

Condaotor. "O, looK Ai.ivr, PLEASE, M'a I {To the Drirtr.) Cas'v i:Ki.r it! All ix the 'Amiqie' Line this Moknix' ! 
'Eiik'» Thbee Mor.E o.s 'em!" [•••JnHqtlr,' imitril' A'""' n't-rlrhl" lltiui/lil OIK n/ Ac parlia alluded to. 

100 




"The Conscience Clause" 

Rector's Wife. " Ast) \Mi.\rV Yol-j: Faiiiki:, my Buy?" 

Boy. "My Fatimmi's a ' llAulTAjni!,' as' hi: says ilr. wus r have me i.eaksf no Catechism, 'k et^e you'll all op yeu 
EAu «iv IT :" 




E d u ca 1 1 o n . 
Squire. " Hoiisos, riiEv 1'i:i.i. MK Yui;'vE lAKEs Yoin Uiiv A^v.lv rr.uji T[ir. Natio.nal School, What's that for!" 

ViUager. -C'AUSF. THE JfASTELI AIS'T Pn' TO TEA. H in!" Sauire. "O, I'VE HEAIID HE's A YEnY OOOD UA3TER." 

ViUarer. "Weli, all I ksoty.s is, hb wastku to Ti.mh my Bov TO Spell ''Tatbiis' with a ' I* ' : I : " 



' -> > 




"Exem pi i Gratia." 

Ancient Uariner {to cr.tlulous YaeJitsman). *'A'.Mir..\L Loi:d Kklsos ! Bless 

YEB, I KNOWEI) HIM ; SERVED U.NDKU HIM. JIaNV's THE TlJIE I 'VE As'ED HIM 

FOB A Bit o' 'Baci'o, as I might he a Astin' o' yoi: ; and says he, 'Well, 
I "ain't cot no 'Bacco,' jest as you uicnT SAY TO jJi;; 'BfT ueke's a 

SUILLIS' iVR YEll,' BAYS HE " !! 







D igni ty. 



Shipping Clerk. "Ar.K vr rut SIate n' the ' ifAOGiE i.(FZ)£«,' of Stose- 
haven ? " 
State Utfrultf). "AsK IK I '.M the Fir.-B-n-si OKKirEr., yovnc Man, as' 

II VTKE I'll. OIK VK AN ANf^WKi; 1 " 




A Woman-Hscer 

Spltaful Old Party (ic/io u (..r.inj lAe Xtnijs of Uif. Flagtlaf). "SlBU'EO Gi)W.\l.i SKHSl All. Illl 'liu' WITH 'KM. KU ! (C*i/ci7fi.> 
I'LL SriiiiE 'EM ! Pit a kxtua STi:r_VK o' Ii.k ix, o' I'i-rtose— wos't Dry pun a Mi'Mii : C«m>; L'M.ioris' AiwLr hbbk with theiii 
<'iiis'l\.vei) as' Ts'ixes, iHty must take tde Coksekesses I ! " 
102 




When You are About It. 

Mafflster Famllias {i?arliiij with his Bn(kr), "Heue IS THE Lr.TTEn, Flavacan'. I c.\s coNsuiENTiorsLV say you auk JIo.nksi' 

AND .AtTF.STIVF., ULT I SlIiil'f.D HAVF. TO STHETCH A PoiST IF 1 WERE TO SAY YOU ARF. SoiIEU." 

Mr. Flanag-an. "Thank you, Sou. Itrr wuen you are AJTUeu sthhitchin' a Point, Soi:, woui.PN"r you, m.asi;, .vniuiTdi n a 

TITTr.K FlkfirKi;, ANO SAY I'M AFTKx\ SOBEU I I " 





S ympa thy. 



Epicuma. ''Pah : O, good ciiacious, Uivin.s that last Oystep. wa« - 

UGH ! " 

"BMXltx {xcilh fccliH>j). "T-T-T-T— DEAR WE ! CORKED, SlR ? ! I " 

103 



THq Run of the House. 

First Flunkey. "Wi.ni- you co'mi; in, John, asjj take SoMnrmsu?" 
Second Ditto. "Thank*, no; 1 'u. look you vv next Wei;k. 'Iti: ox 

RoARD-WaoES IHEV, You KNOW!" 




"What Next^" 

UistreBS {lo Xnr Uotisfiiwlil). ".Ianh, I'm quite Srp.rnisED to iikat. ynu ias't Read on AViiiri-:! I'm mt:e oxk of mv 

l^MT.lliKCJ; wnrLD CLAni.V VNDKl'.TAKK TO TeaCH Yof " 

Maid. "O. I,ou', Mi'M, IF THE YoiM; Ladies wovi-D be so Kind as to Leai-.n me anytiiing, 1 mioim.d so mke to Play 

I UK CiANNEl;!" ; ! 




"The Servants: 



COOIC. ■•'i'F.S S|»A\, I'm a WkITIS' to .\1a1;Y IIaS.V mIcGS. She'VE AIIUKD to me FuU the CllAr.KTEK or MY LAST Misiis, 

MHiiii she's Thiskis' of takis' the SiTiwATiox " Suaan. "Will, you Give heu One!" 

Cook. "Weli, I've Said this. (llraJs.) 'Mns. PEnKslTS piiesests hee CoMrUMlSKs to Miss Mines, and nEr.s to Isform 

HER that I lU.VSIDEIl Mes. DUoWK A IIE^PEK'AIILE VOtNO PeBSOS, AND ONE AB KNOWS HEI: Pj0TIF.S ; HIT SHE CAS'T COXSIIENSEY 
RetoMUEND her TeMI'EE, which 1 HAD TU PaET with deb O.N THAT ACCOr.NT.' It S ALLVS BEST TO BE (.AilDIEU, Tol KNOW, SlsAS '." 

I04 




Quite Superfluo us . 



Stont Passenger (.;WrcK«.a»!»). "Huv! Hov ! H..V ! : • , 

Bus.Dri,er. "Au. li,n.,T, S,n, «K ,AS Sk,-: vn,:, S.u ; wk can S.. vsn v,n, vnr, >AK,.n h, ,„ !=.r. . 






ijiii'i |j 




"Noblesse Oblige." 

«„,. („. „„.„,. . .. ,^-«.cv>.^ i^^^ofu. cv,^.,). ■■^VK.... n.., vouu R,,.. ^-^^ ^ -^ "^^ ^;;::^,i: ;;t'" 

C...,. ..00 : .„,„■ r« W.LL .w.„P. o. THAT, S,„, B.T— (••..«« ." -... «-» m .,„. )-As *^. ^^.^^^^ ^^^_^^^^^^^^ 



105 




The B^a rd Movem ent. 

Policeman (invidionshj). ''It's ruFFK<TLV IIoj-rroxAL vith rs, vor know :" 

T" The Hairs tJinn F'h'caticn fjiix thcirsclccs^" John remarked oftcnctmh, 
in tlic Scrranti Hall. 




Too Late. 

Departing uaeat. " BcT JTY Hat was a bran-new onb!" 
Greengrocer (Fool ma a /or Our nonce). "Ou, Sia ! Thk SEC0M>-B£HT 'Ats A*. 
BEtN GUNE 'ALF-AX-HOUK AGO, SlU ! " 




Music in the Midlands. 

InteUlffent Youth of Country Town. "Au SAY, Bill, vll tu.vt le t' Elijah cois* oor l' that Biu IloxM" 



loe 




* A Perfect Excuse. 

Bector {to his Keeper). "'Morning, 'Woodgate. Didn't I See vou at Chl'kcu vissterday J" 
Keeper {apolojcticuUy). "Yes, Sir. But— I felt I was a coin' Wrong all the Time, Sib!" 




"Fahrenheit." 

Hector. "Ah, wv. siiai.i. in; LOMFoiiTAKi.n this moknisg, Grufkles, 1 seb 

you've gut TUE TkMI'ERATURE up JCItELY. Sixty, I IlEtLAREl" 

Clerk. "Yes, Sm, I allus iiev ^ TitOL'ui.E to get that thino ur. 1 took 
AND ■Warmed it jest this misuteI" 



107 




Pleasuring I 



Vicar {lo Old Liubi, whu is rctfrniiuj /ivni a FtiMral). "Well, Martua, 
I'm akiiaii) you've had a sad Aftebnoon. It has bken a long Walk, too, 
Fun \<,v " 

Martha. "Suue-i.v, 'tis, Sir! Ah, Sih, 'tain*t much Pleasure now for 

IIB TO CO TO FUNEUALS; 1 nK TOO OlD AND FULL O' RhRUMATIZ. It V. AS VElllf 
DIFFERENT WHEN WB WAS YoUNG^TUAT 'rWX& ! ! " 




''>x ■y//:///^.{r/////y'''/////'///'///'7^ 
Aw k w a rd ! 



FUTlIEnS SPENDS HIS C'HnisTMAS AT A Cul'NTrv Ht.rsr, AND THE FIILST IiAV, ox THK I.ADIES I.E.\VIN.: TIIK T.vtLK AFTtr. DiNSEI:, 

HE JTMl-S L-|', ANI» OfENS THE It'ttOXG LWJK ' ! 




He Thought He vi/as Safe 

Xmdbls Old 0«ntleinan. " BiY A Cojin! What the DEVir »uot'LD I 
iiL'v A (..'Mn rtir. ' Y'-r i-'n't see any Haik on my Head, do vor(" 

T7iiUc«ni*d Hawker. "Iaii;' Bliss YKK, SiU.'— YEE don't WANT No 'Ale 

ON YEi; 'V.XD ri'U A TiNiTH-L'nMD! ! " 



108 




ws^^ y.'^\-.v."'^f' 



^yS 



t en €. 



Hearty Old Ottntleman {to ihis}>rj<iic Prifnd). "Doesn't A(;nEE with vou ?! 

OU, I NEVKIt I.CT ANVTIIIMi VV TUAT SOl'.T BoTIItr. HK ! I ALWAVtl E-\T WHAT 
I LIRE, AND DkIXK WHAT I I.IKE, AND FlMSII OKF WITH A *U)OU .STIFF Gl\S3 
O' Ck<.>« at Hbl'-IDtK, AND lio FAsT A^I.KK.l', AX' LMT 'jf FtUIlT 'T OCT 'MOSQ 

'msmltes/ '-■" 




Con siderate C'r/t icism. 

Bastic 'J^ his /rirjitf). "\\'\—m, tux's Bctteh tiias DOlN* o* Xawth'n*, I s'r«>"V«', GFAr<:E ! 




" Th e Finish i n^ To u c h ! " 

F&rmor (irAo /mi\ \ta-n mtssl Obtigiurf^ amt (alcn tjrfof Interest in fUc Pictiur). "(iooP Mor.s'N^ Siij I \\VT—{a(jhnst)—\ s.VT. WHAT 
ARK VOU A DOIS' OF, MlSTEUl! A P'INTIN" AM. TIIKM UKASTI.Y PoITIKS IN MY CoP.N I— ' A BIT O' CoLOURT' — WllAT "OII.D MY 

Landlord say, ii' you Think!— ani* ArrEr. I'd mt off Ciitin' cavsk yoi: hadn't Finished, to odmce vEt:, I didn't Think 
Yor'D A Done it! You don't Come a P'jntin' on my La.nd ant motjk:" [Ej^i, in ffrtnt diidfftou. 

109 




A Fortiori. 
Ticket Collector. "Now, then, make Haste! "Where's youk Ticeet!" 
Bandsman [yfixsh^l). "Au'vE Lost it!" 

Ticket Collector. "Xonsf.nse! Feel is your Pockets. Ye casxot hev Lost it; " 
Bandsman. "AwrAworM "Whv, M\^-, \r vr \ '^^r trw. BJO Dltvu f" 




"Nae That Foul" 

Country OSDUamau (.tv.o llwa;M he'd got svrh a lixiuiin of a wic Uorttciicr). "TlT. TlT, Tul ! Bless MY S.HI, Saimiers ! 
Hgw aviiat'6 ail iiiisl DiicnACEFCLLY Intoxicated at tuis Hovr of the MoitMSC ! Ain't vor Asiluied ok VouhselfH" 

Saunders. " SlIllAUrUJ! (//.V.; Na, NA, M nae SAI; UniNK As rilAT loMES T' 1 All KEN VAHUA >VEtL WIIAI AM ACOOii:" 

no 




Hibernian Veracity. 



PaterfamlliaB {uiih hli Family in Irchm'f). "IIavl vol* any "West India Pickiks, Waiter?" Faddy. "We've noi» Sou. 

Paterfamilias, "iso Hot Puki.es of any Descrh-tion '." Paddy. "Vo; shuee they'iie all CorLD, Son." 




■V^vf^ x'^i 




Quite Another Thin^. 

Paddy t^tht ' '-r), •'AniiAH, o'al<»n« 1 1 sAii* I j» lAV you FoivE to "Wan. 

IVT I WASX'l JIN' TO Bki' MY lU'F-CnOWS AGIX VOUB TATn'BIN IITTLE 
S'Xl SSCE : " [^Ezmiit ftghUiij. 



A Fair Offer. 

Athletic Barman. " Noiv, if i.j^ l..;,i t ,i,u voruSKLF Oil', Vu. rr.EOlous 
Roos Tuns Yor Ol*t!" 

Pat (inW a yell). "TuB-n-BX «E Oir! Is it Ttc-R-RS mf Or: ; Thik. 
Bedad! come Outside, a.n' Trii-r.-i!S me Out! I" 



m 




"The Way We Live Now." 

Swell Coachm&n (wUh his eye on Uu Brougham's eocka^). "YOCR Guv'xer in the Army?" 

BroUffham [artlessly). "NOT'ZACTLY IN THE HaHMV. BUT MI8SW SAT AS THEY SoLD MiLISGTARY CUR OSITIES WHEX THEY KEP' 

A Shop in 'Olbors ! !" 



l'\l'^^1|4|,!fl'fiirii'ill?*^f^i; 




Re- Assurin g. 

Ntrroua Old Lady [Band in the DiManrr). "Oh, tiiehf. are iuosk dreadful Volusteers, JosErn ! I know the Horse wiil 
T.IKE Foioni; Haun'i vor better Ti'ES iiix Rocnd!!" 

Caaehmui (ir*o iri7( han his ou~n irny). "Oh, let 'im AIOXE, 'M ; he'll Tcrn 'issELF RolXD, ASD PBETTT QLItK, TOO, IF 
he's Frightened: !" 

112 




We// Meant. 

Shoeblack {to daily Ciisfoin-'r), "Srrir a Tnr.\T uk'vr got to-nioiit, Sit: 
Tka as' P.i ns, an' Si*i:kciii:s at Kxrtki: '.\u. l \Vi)ri.iiN"r Yt>u like jo go, Sh; V 
City Magnate. "On. iiri;Y w.-rLns'T i.kt iii; is, mv IJoy." 
Shoeblack. "Um I f Pmulcis.) " Wei,i.— louk 'li:i:. I ihisk I coild Ssiri, 

YEll I.N AS MY FATULR.'/" 




Naiure and Art. 

Pedestrian. "Tim 'a an Extraordixary Looking Doc, my Bot. Wkat 

no vm I AM, HIM ?" 

Boy. "Fi-.-T UP Air, uf. wtt.' a Orey'ouxd^ Sir, an' 'I8 Name was 'Flt,' 
AN* thi:n thev err 'i» Kaus an' Tail off, an' made a Masti' Doo ok 'im, 
an' no\y 'is Name's 'Lion' ;" 







Natural Advantages. 
T«»oher. "What Bikd pin Noah send out or the Auk?" BmaUeit Box In the Clau {afli-r a Paiut). "A Dovi, Sia." 

Te»oher. " Vkhy Wr.u.. lii-r I siiovld have TnonsBT some Of voii Bin Il'.va woi-i.r itaik K.nown that I" 
Tall PuuU. " Please, Sir, that Bov oucjut to Know, Siii, 'cacse his Fathei; 's a Bibd-Ketcueh, Sir! !:" 
113 







/^/' /IvM 



The Restraints oi Society. 
JuTenile Bohemian. '*Hat£ coin' orr to Tea ! 'Have to ee Good such a Prccioi's I^ong Tiue : 




Simple Add it ion . 



Kew Govemea*. "Why auk tou Starinii so Ivtkvtlt, Bian'chf, hearT' 

Blanche. "I was TiiYisu TO Coi'.sT the Fuecklm os vock Face, Miss Saxottoie, lvt I cast; 



114 




Secrgts, 
Int«Uisent Housemaid. "On, please, Miss, tiierk was a young Gentleman called when you ivas or 

CaCD, SIiss; bit I IAN show you who he is, 'cause TUEnt'« THHEE of his PHOrYGRAVlIS IN 



r. He ixdn't i 

VulK Al.CUM." 





"A Parihian Shaft." 

Cook. "Now, I'm a Lkavis' or Yrn, Mum, I may as wtm. Tki.l ' 
Ti!K Key o' the KiTCiiiNc-Duur. nrs Youit Stohl-Koom I" 



Sweet Si m pi i ciiy. 



VlBitor. "Jast, has vovk MisTiiiB' COT A Boi)t-.Iai-k T" 

Maid of iiU "Work. "Kn, Sin; :*LEA'iK, Siii, 1 clean all the Booi^j, Sik!*' 




Master of the Situation?! 

ScF.NK — Mr. TetlicrsJtoft's Sanctum. Entei: J/rj. T. and her Cool: 
Cook (if ilh hrr iismi pTom]tlUudc—snt >icr.-r kciJ nny'/oWy }pail!itg). "Oil, ir vou please. Sib, 1 wish to Complain of Missis ! 

WHICH SHE COME A nilTATEKIx' AND A HiNTELFEHIX' IS YOUR KiTCBISO IX A WAY AS 1 JI SIKE YOf WOULliX'T AlPEOVE OS," *C., 
ic, 4c. ! ! [r. mi/rssea he /ctl I/or the Jinil and last tittu) a deliciout Knsation of Umj apimrcntly maattr in his oicn kotof. 
She xrat an admirable Cook, and altogether a most cjxcll Frr iloirsrsR sHi 'MO ro so/ 




Manners I 
Toonc Xlatnw. "Jane, I'm scrpkiseh that sose of too Stood ip whes 1 west isto the Kitchex just kow !" 
jKne. *' Indeed, Mt'M ! which we was sc'ritisED ofRSELVEs at your a comin' isto the Kitchisg while we wa8 a 'avis* 
OUR Lu.vcaiON9 f t " 
116 




A Regular Turk! 

Adjutant. ""Well, Sergeant, Howte your Phisoner getting on?" 

Serjeant of the Onard. " Bedad, Sor, he's the vi'lentest Blaggtaed I iver had to do wid ! 
OUR LoivEs ! Shuke we 're obliged to Feed hcm w:d Fixed Bat'nits!" 



AVe're all is Tir.KOR iv 





"Incidit in Scyllam/' &c. 

Enslffn Mufllea {ailmiing to his Mmutachr). "You sek, some say, 'Wear 

IT,' YOU KNOW ; AND SOME SAY, 'CUT IT OFF,' TOU KNOW ; BUT IF I TOOK 
KVERYDODY's AnVIfE I SHOULD BE LIKE THE OlD MaN AND HIS DoNKF.Y." 

Serjeant 0'Bo\irk«. "Your'h Hos'rb WOULD — (but not WISHINO TO HE 

rERSONAI, AliiiUT HIS OfKICEIi's AGE) THAT IS — LA8TE-WATS,— BARRIN THE OULD 
JfAN, yitlR HON-R-B-B I ! ] " 

117 



What H. M. Civil Servants have to Endure. 

(BESIDES THE RIDICULOUSLY LOW SALARIES.) 

Mr. BeiriBtrar. "What's the Number of your Deed, Sir?" 
Attorney's Clerk. "H-eight, H-ought H-eight, H-ouoht, Sevin, Sir!" 
Mr. JLegiBtTUT (Jnintly). " Oh DEAR ! Oh dear !— (notes down the number) 
— that WILL DO." [And is so up^el Otat he taixs a m<mth's holiday oti the spot. 




Curious. 

Eneliah Tourist {in Irdnnil). "Tkll mk, \\"Airt:r;, AT WHAT Hoi'R DOES thk Fir.ht Ti:ain le-\ve for Ci.osmf.i,?'* ', 

Waiter. *' Is it thk Fi:uiist Thuais. Sou? I'm sot ninniLY shurp. The Noisk Thrais cp vskd to i.avk at Ha'f past 

XOIXK— BL'T FAIX IT UUUS AT TiS NOW. >XD THEUKS NO FfRllST ThRAIN SOW AT ALL AT ALU BUT I'LL AX AT THE HaR. SOP.R '. !" 




Anything for a Change. 

Artiat {Ui Old FettowStudeiU). "And what havk yoi: ukkn doing ai.i. 

THF-SE YEARS,— WHAT ARE YOU PAINTINOt" 

SwelL "Oh, I gave up PAiNTiSfi, my Dear Fki.i.ow— thbn I took to 
Tkachinc. ! But you can't find Pui'IM in GKNtis, vmr knuw, so now I no 
IN roil Art Criticism ! I know 1'« Stkonu in that ! l*iu you see uv 
Articlk in this W£F.k'd ' Now A Days!'" 

118 




Appearances. 



PluBhinrton. "I s\v, Sni|t.;>; Sis.it.Ai; THING— Yi'UP. Lasi'LADY Alt- 
hRE-i-KKD ME 'My lAtRh' WHEN I ASKI'.K IF YoU WERE WITHIN:" 

ArtlBt. '• XoT AT AM-, MY i»KAU Feli.hw. I r 's YOUR Hat anh Pkr-sonal 

All'EARANCE ! If YuU IKIS'T MIND, WE 'tl. ENCOURAGE THE Il>KA. It WILL 

otvK UER Confidence in hk, and Enf" [VlmhiiigtoniciU U deU'jhi^d, 




From One Point of View. 

Slt.se— £riUh JilTi/ r.oom. All (fjrccd o,L tliclr Vcrdic: c-mpt 

IrUh Juryman Ucho JM o,.,\ "An, THIS, iLiy-.s MOKE OBsTIS.I Sta I-SIVI,. m.:t is all »k lo.vk!-- 




Our Art-School Conversazione 

„ .„K:„ „>• CONSEQUENCE OP TI.E INXBEASED Sr.CK ANTIC.P.TKD AT THE ..A. EXUmiT.ON, THEUK ,S A CI.EATEB C«OWD THAH USUAU 

Model (..*<, 7,^ cnar,r of 0. Bats ani C«U». No. 97. Y....... T,.E,-,H .ow : Ir I n.nx'x skb that ■;.^-^-^";; «;';^^^'' 



119 




Between Two Shoeblacks We Fall to," &c. 

Flnt ShoebUok. "I cotchzd 'old os 'ik Fust!" 

8«ond Umo. "Yoo'eB a '■" [Old Genlkman is /ujij *<■<"'. 




I m- pert! nent. 

stout 0«iit. inaluraUy tiapicmu 0/ lie Street Boi/). "Gn' orr o'. hi Wat, 



v.ii: Yol-so Rascal ! " 
Street Boy. "VicH TAT noKXD, Got'sohr!" 




Register Register : ! 

Aunt Bort.7. "Noxv supro... 0«.l.o«, as a Sinolk Wo«a.v I 6,iou,.l, iiavf, «v Kamk .it os t,:e IIeo.^kb, wbat 8B0»u, I OCT 

" 'f.I Hwh«r. "OH, A GOOD DEAL. T0»'D « ALLOWED TO SERVE OX CoEOSEK JUEIES, CoWlOX J.n.tS AnNOYASC J"™- '" 

PowDEP T« A.VO AaxoEiAL Beae.xo., act a. PAr.»H Beadle a>d S.a.n- Ooscta-le ot the Cascal \^aed, an» In.pecto. or 

HOISAKCE*, »«rOKT ON FeTEB DlCTEKHl, AKD ALL JOLLV ThiXOS OF THAT BOEI." 

ISO 




" Not Proven/' 

Pre3byt«riaji Uinlster. "Don't you know it's "Wicked to catch Fish on the Sawbath It" 
SmaU Boy ynol having had a rise all the Morning). "Wha's catchin' Fesfi ? ! " 




An Evenings Fishing (Bet'ind the Distillery at Sligo). 

First Factory Lad. " UoJi'SICK, DID \0V GET e'er A BlTE AT ALL?' 

Second Ditto. "SoitoA wax, Pat. Only wan small wan!" 

Tir*t lltLtO. ''YriiUA'J ; i,AVK IV TULRE, /.N" tOMK H'JME. SHUKE YOU _LL OKT MuKK THAN THAY IN BeU ! 



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"The Harp in ihe Atr" 

Irish Gentleman («7«» An* raiitly ertdcnvoui'd to eyrnih a Ji'j to th>- fff"^ 
Mtis..- of OiC Telegraph Wifcn). "Shike: wiiuivri; y"ai:k ve ( axt Ti.ay a 

nil ! How CAX A JiNTLEMAS DANCE— (A.V/)— IV YK PONT KAPE ThIME?" !! 




Irish Idea) oi Themis. 

Biddy {/•> Put in clinvgr n'joiU a difUuHtj). "Xevep. fe.\p., Pat! Siicuk 
y'avk got an rmuJiiT Jidt.e to Thry ye!" 
Pat. "All, RfnnY pAni.ix*, the Divel an Upright Jidse I want! 'Ti* 

WONK THAT 1,1, L.XXE A iirrrv ' '■' 




" Ca n ny' 



'3 ^v 



First North Briton. " T s K Fine Pav, this?" 
Flrat North Briton. " Veil UK. Ti:.»VElllN' !" ... 
Flrit North Briton. "Gau.s iAbekokes, uaydk!" 



Second Ditto. " S.i li.i. ava. 

Second Ditto. " Weei, vay'be I'm no." 

Second Ditto. "Ve'kb x.i kaii: afk't:!" 



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Irish Architecture 

Antler (*'.» //v'ci/;. "Hii.Lo, Tat, wii.vi swv. vol' mwut nu«' 
Pat. "SHVitK, I'm Raisin" me Hoof a hit, vf.i: HoNoun-i: ; 1" 




Thrift 

Peebles Body {.'« 7wh nwman who v-.as su)tj)oxd to le in Londui ini a visit). 
'■ K~EH, Mai I vk'ke sink Hamk again !" 
Kao. "K— EH, rr'« .irsr a iti'isou3 Placb, that! Min, a hah na' bken 

TI:K-KHIIK AllVNK TWA HouVIlS WHLN— iJjAC— WhNT Sjxiexcb.'//" 

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Scrup/es. 

English Tourist {httiiiiif arrircil at (7rfC)ioct: on Sunday moniiiig). "My 
Mas, what's youu CHARtiL ran liowiso me Atrnsis the Fkith?" 

Boatman. ""Weki., Sii:, I w,\s .tist TnisKis' I c.vssA Bkm.\k the Sawhath- 
Day yaii NO less than F'ukkn Siuli.'n's 1 ! " 







A Bad Season. 

Sportsman. *'l can abi-vrf voi', what witu the Rest of the Moor, and uy Expensfs, and *what kot/ the Bibds 

HAVR COar ME— AH— A SOTEBEIGN APIECE I !" 

Keap«r. "A' weel> Sia! 'Deed it's a Mairct ye didna Kill na uaip. o' 'em!!" 




"Familiarity breeds Contempt.' 

EMper (ifA* vanU to drin he lUitaiUt to Ou Squiret comer). " Hooo-o-o-sH ! Hmie, Bill, come behe I Thlt on t oet VI' 

roB he! Tuey know he too well!" 



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Intelligent ! 
Arti,t ^.cho t'u,Uc. /« has/ou,ui a go.<l MoM M ki, Tou.-asToyE.) "Have vou ANT Sesse op Humuur. Mr.. B.sole..!" 

Model. "TUAKK Y' ElR, No, SlR, TUASK V. I ENJ'VS pnmV COOI. TaLTH, Slli, THASK y' .Sir. ! ' 




The "Nimble Nmepence.' 



City Oent {n/ttr a critical Tmjicctmi). " What BO YOf WANT For. THAT Mooxuoul f " 

Picture-Dealer. "I'LL SiiELi YEK TCE Two A llAnoAis, Sii.R I CiiBAr AMI Dmr, Si.ir. ! SiiEv.:sTY-FivE CnNEAsii Arr.icsiiE, 

SiiiK ! I 'i.i. Warrant 'em usdouiited .SMETiir.ns's. Siii;vesty-Five " 

City Gent. "0, COME, I DOXT siixi) Grvixc YOf— Thirty Siiillikos for the Pair." 

Picture-Dealer ^closing villi ahcrity). "Doxk I Willi \or, Slim! !" \<-"'"J C'"' " "' '"' ""' 

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,. :^:^y^o^ ^,^X N 



Menace 

lattle Anffler {lo ha- n/iactonj Dait). *Kkep Stilt, Tor tiresome littlk 
Tuiso I If vol* don't lcavib off SKniocLiNO, I'll Throw you away, and 

TAKE AXOTHKR !" 




■A Th I ng of Bea uty " 



"Visitor. '*Wf.i.l, CEor.fiE, and what ihi vuu Mkan' to df, when yoct 
HAVE GnowN Cp?" Oeorffo (jtrompth/). '*As Artist!'* Visitor. "Well, 
THEN, voir SHALL pAiNT MY VoRTnAiT." Oeorffe. *' Au ! BIT I Mfus TO Taint 
PRETTr Things:!'* 




1 



I 



Mixed PicWIes. 

Domaatlo (.;! Irrrijiat arrrati). "0, Ml'M, iikiik's Mastit. Pi.asta<.'x'i, ')I, has UEEX ami Ucokk Ills Ciian'ia's InkIImiti.k is 
TIIK L|Ii"a1;Y, and Cl'T HIS FlSr.EU DREADFUL, 'III:" 

Grandmunma's Sarlinc {glrr/ullti tilludimj to hia A'lual Crunii). "AsD cot a JlAr.nuE li- BY Ucizr, Cuaiica' ' •' 
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The Trials of a District Visitor. 



The Honourable Sliss Fuzbuz (luq.). "Ls Mns. UiGClXS WITHIN?" 

Mrs. Tomkins. "I'll Call 'eu, M'um." {A I the top of her Yoke.) *'Mi:s. '\v.- 

{To the J/uiiOumblc Miss.) *'THE LADY WILL CE DOWS rUESENTLY, M'UN ! ! " 



-(;ixs! Erf. 's THE Person with the Ti:ac's I 





Legitimate 



Crit 



icism. 



Agpd Villaff© Matron {to Si/mixithisitnj Visitor). "It's A 'CooKKiiY IJooK,' 
AS Mus. ri-.sr.wi^i-'., on: 'I)isritiCT Lady,' oivk me this Christmas, Misa, 

I'd A DF.VL SOUNKK A' HAD THE InGRIDOIMENTS, MiSS!!" 

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"The Servants: 

Old Lady. "Thky'iu; au, Aliki:, my Dkak. There's oit. Svsan (ii *> 
TRUE sjie's a Disskntki;), hit I've allowed hep. to go lo Cuai'F.l Thi:ek 
Times eveuy Sl-xday since she has Lived with mk, and I AJvsniE vol' she 
doesn't Cook a iut Betteu than she md the Fiilst Day!;" 



^<^v\V>\ ^^\N .;\. V -x. 




'Pleasant f o r S i m p k i n s I 



Photographer (to Mr. Simpkim). "Keep tour Head Steady, please, Sir, axd Look in the DiREcrios of rnosr. vousc Ladies. 
Steauy now, Sin I Dun't Wink, Sir!" 

Mn, 8. (f'y a look that Mr. S. quite understood), *'JrsT let me See him ^VI^K \ !" 





A Misnomer. 

CoontzT Vftletndinarl&B. *'Ah ye«, Mc'm, I've had the 'LvuBAnKB 
tvrk'blc nw, Min : Kktches he in the Shall o" the Back 'hue, Mu'm ! I" 

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"Winkles!" 

Philanthropic Coster' (who tnu beat eryiag ** Peny-teitd- — mink — unnk/" till 
ke'thoarte — and »o bupera), "I wonder what THE r'oB usfobt'nate Cbaetei* 

IN THESE 'ere LoW NeIGHB'b'OODS DO LiVE OX ! I " 




'The Last (Co-operative) Feather." 



* My Lady.' "Just take asd Tie vp a Cocple of those Sacks Behisd the Careiage, James. There'll he Room, if 

ONE OF Tou Rides on the Box ! ! " 




D isaffection ! 

Adjutant. "What's the Matter, DiiUM-M.uoRt" 

Drum-Major. "Please, Sib, the Drums is in a state^of Mltixv, ani» these ake the Risoleaders I 
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Zoology. 



Bailwa7 Porter (fo Oil Lad»j tmvilllihj vrilJi a Maingerk of Fets). 
IS 'Docs,' AND so's Paubots ; but this ebe 'Tortis' 



'"Station" Master sat, Mc«, as Cats is 'Dogs,* axd Rabbits 
IS A Insect, so thebe aint xo cdabgr for it! ' 




Extortion. 

Porter, s. E. E. "Ticket for Ml'sical Instrument, PLi:.\et:, Siu." 

Amateur ViolonoallUt {fcho nnrr tmvcU witfmtt his bags, indignanthj). " Wuat ! Pat for this? 1 vr. ^zyzt. nAi) to Pav 

O.N ANY OTHER LiNE. Tills IS MY 'CeLLO!*' 

Port«r {calmhj). **NoT Pebsosal Ligoacf^ Sir. All the same ir you'd a HuRnY-CuRDv, Sir I! " 

[Oiir Amattur'9 feelings art too mitch fvr Jiim^ 

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"Any Ornaments for your Fire-Stoves''' 
Uttle Flora (;,, pml ,>,yra.). " 0„, Ma«ma, look i..nr ! Jack s*v-s ,i's Avxt Fanny ! Sh. s cor on hep. E.a.t.fcl Ball- 

DEESS WITU THE EOSES OS IT, AND SHE 's StVCK IK 7nE CHlllMi ■' 




Cornpiimeiits of the Season 

Fond Parent. "I HOPE YOU wiix BE VERY Caukfii,, Mk. Stimpsos. 1 

HAVE ALWAYS BEEN ACCISTOMED TO CCT THEIP. HaiB MYSELF." 

JKt. Stlmpaon. "So 1 should have TimucilT, Madam!" 
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On the Face of It 



Protty TeaohM. ■SVovv, JonNNV Wells, cas you Tell ml «iiat .s 

MkANT nV A MlltACI-E?" 

Johnny. " Ves, TEAcnrn. Motiiei. savs if tov dvnt Maery new Pauson, 
'twull bf. a Mubbacle ! " 




Obvious I nitiati ve. 

{A Hvrhj Xatirc of Ote I>rfp .Sat seizes hold of a SlicphcriCa Dog by the Tail, vho maX-cs off as fast as he mh.) 
Fisbmonffer {in a rage). " Whi'stle ON yeh Doo, Mux ! " 
Hiffhlander {cuollij). "Wiil'stle ok m' Dog ? Na, na, Fiuexd ! Wuvstle you on your PABTAif/.'" 



Ipt 




Driv! ng a Bargain 



Economical 7>roTer. "A Tkeck't tab Faakiuk." 
Polite Cleric. " Five-and-Ninepesoe, ple-vse.' 
Brovar. "Aii'll oie vr Five Suillincs !" 
Clerk {(Jstonishfft). "Eh !" 

DroTer. "Weel, ah'll gie ye FivE-AN-Tiir.ii'PENCp, an Deh. a Bawhrs 
«aib! Is'r A Bacgai.nI !" 

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Candid, 

Tain {rcry dry, at door of Counh-y Tun, Sundajf Morning). " Aye, ilAX, *^ 

MICHT CIK UE A BIT GiLt OOT IN A BoTTLE !" 

Landlord (from trt/Aiti)- '* Weel, ye ken, Tammas, I daurna sr.LL ONY- 
TriiNc THE Day. And roRnvE ye cot a 1Ialf-5Ii*tchkin awa' wi' ye last 
NiciiT (aftep. Hoors tae); it canna be a' dune yet!" 

Tam. "Dune! Loku, Man, d'ye think a' could Sleep an' TVjiuskey i 
THE HoosE ? ! " 




A n I rish Model. 
Mrs. MaffilUcuddy (/o her Daughter), "Wuv, why, Hosekn : what's been' i>elayin' ye- "Why I and me waitin' this Hora 

PAST TO CO.ME IN WID THE illLK ! " 

Bose. "0, suBE, THIS', Mother deab, os ue Way back from the Meada* I met sl*ch a pauus' Exglish Jjxtleman— a 
n\LK Artist. "Why, a>1) he axed me to Allow him to take me Laxdskii*; and 0, Mother uaviionu, it's a "NVonder how 

MliK ME he's MED IT, GLORY BE TO THE SaIXTS t " 




A Benediction 



Irish. Beffffarwoman {to our friend. Dr. O'Gorman, whose Nose is 0/ the slwrkst). " Won't yf. give me A Cori'EU, DocTUEtt 

I>EARt TnCY, now, if YE HAVEN't WAN PbNNY CONVANIENT ! — AND MAY THE BlISSED SaINTS INCJLUE Yfi !" 

Dr. 0'Gh>rm&n. "Stand *»ide, my good Woman. I've nothing for you." 

Begwarwonuui, "O, thin, the Laru presarte yer Eyesight, for the Divil a Nose ye have to Mount the 'Specs 
UPON ! ! " 



18S 




Mr6. Frummage's Birthday Dmner-Party. 

Krs. F. {" eomituj /rvni Mtiiid the Snwti, siuaXia JMt like her"). •'Tuki-.e! Oh vol' Goodfoiinothin*; Bov, noxv I've found 

YOU OIT. How PARK YOU TOUCH TUB "WlNE, SiR t ' 

Bobert. " ]'i.kasf, 'M, I vas— I was only just a coin' to wish Yours as' Masteu's wkry good 'kai.th 'M!" 







Confession. 

OH I,ad7 liMo ran'l sitiiul her Pagt'$ datructiK tanUsmas nay lonyer). "Kow, BoBEKT, I WA>rr voc CIEARIT TO r.vDEBSTANO 
THE Rkasos I TART WITU VOr. C.VN YOU TELL Im!" 

Bob«rt I ../ecfarf lo tors). "Yes, 'M." 

Old Lady. '•What, RoBEBTr" Bobcit. "Cacse I •»!—<«((>)— 'cause I'm— 't-AusE I'm so VaLT'l" 

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A Stroke of Business. 

VUlagre Hampden {" ic/u) trith duuiUkss trcasl" kus undertaken, Jot su;pcncc, to keep oj? the other hoi/s). "If any of YEr. wants to SEE 

WUAT WKJIF, A PaINTIN' OF, IT "s A 'AlFPENXY A 'EaD, BVT YOU UAUN't MAKE NO KemAI:KS.' 





P roper Reproof. 

Fussy Party. "WiiY don't vou Touch vouu Hat to mf.. Buy!*' 
Country Boy. ".So I wur, i' yf.aou'i.i. howd the Ca-ai.f!" 

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Little and Good. 

Oentleman. "Who do tuese Pios bklonq to, BoyT" 

'Chaw. "Why, this 'eke owd Zow." 

OeQtleman. "Yes, Y'Es ; hut I mean who a theib Master?" 

*Chaw.' "Why, that there Little Vn ; he's a Vabmun to FoiohtI" 




Mistakes Will Happen." 



, {alarmed). "What is it, mv Darlisg?" 
Pet. "Ya— AH, Boo— oon— ah!" 

Kamma. *'What'8 the Matte!:, then! Come and Tell its owx " 

Pet. "Ba — H-oo-H— She — She did — Wash ub once — .v>' — say3 — she didn't — an'— Sue's pees — as' cose an' "Washed mk 
ovF.n aoatn ! ! " 



^^■r''''il,!''f'''i(i,(!i:i'?;ii:a:ii!iMll;jiiii|i 




Brushing ' Pa's New Hat-. 

Edith. "Xow, Tommy, ■you keep Ti'nsixo slowly, till we've Done it au. eouxd." 



lae 




More Than One for His Nob. 

Irritable Old Oeatlem&n \ir!io is rather jmrticititir uboiit his ajyjmtrujicc). '-Iwisii yui; U Jii; CArj;fL-(,. TrlAi "i illF. Thiijd or 
Foi'RTH TiMi: voL-'vK Prkkkd mk with yocR Scissor.^ I" 

Tounsr Man {from.'' Jtouiid the Comer"). "HEa>Er. PiRDOS, Sin, but the Fact is, Sir, I 'aven't reex ix the aiut o' Cuitis' 

'Am, Sir. We're bather Short of 'Akds, so " [Old OciU crjihda. 




i(.Siii|)iil| 



A Passage o-f" Art>TS. 

HairdroMer. "'Am 'a VEiiY Dky, Siii!" 
Customer {n^ho knows wkaCs coming). "I like it Dkv ! " 
Hairdreaser {a/Ur awhile, agiiin, advanciwj fv ihc alUtck). "'Ead's VEiiV 
SCUUFV, SiC 1" 

Customer {still cautiously rctirin'j). ** Ya-as, I rnsFKU ir Scurfy!" 

\^Assxilant givu in dt/cated 

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Flunl^elanum. 
blaster. *'TaoMPSON% I iiF.Lir.VK that I uave rkpkatedly BX?BrasED AH 

OllJF.<-TIo;f TO BEISa SlCftVKD WITH StaLE BitEAD AT DlNNKB, HOW IS IT MY 
AViSIIKS it WE NOT UKRV Al'JKN'DBD TO?" 

Thomiison. " Wiit.i,, Sirt, I itEKLY pon't know what 13 to be Dosz I Ir 

WUNT I>n lU U'AyTr. iT, AND WIS CJA"*! E-Vf IT DOWII-STAIRS M " 




A Dilemma 

Auxiliary Becruit {to himset/). *'Mi-i:pf,k! MiRDtu ! ^Vn.u 'i.L I do now! 'Di:ii.t.-SAr.JiNT lorLD >ii: always to Salute mk 
Officer wid the fac-off Hand, and hei:k'» Two iv em ! Faix, I'll make it Straight fok mkself anyhow I" 

[Throics up MA ffatub. 







Lessons in the Vacation- 

Public Schoolmtn. "Hear, Caobv, we'll orvK tou EicuTr.E.v-rENCi to take h T'i Bcixton." 
Cabbjr. " Well, I cesekallv do cadry Childcex "alf tkice, bit I'm ExcAoaD.«»Is MucsiNn, Cexts ; 



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Wimbledon. 

The IrrepreBSible 'Arry (to 5,«;;-,S'»,«»-!»« Ma„-ul,o l.as j.u,> /„r,l). •■Va-a,.! N.vui: Tr ,r! 




Wimbledon. 

Volont^r Mounted OOcr (Midni^U). "Hl-l.o ..ekk ! W„v .,.,s't v.,f T,nN Ol-t thk Cua,.u t I'm the F,E..D.Orr,.-,-... 
or THE Day 1 " 

Volunteer Sentry. "Then wiiat the Dix'ce ace yov Doin' out this Ti.me u Nii;>n?" 

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A Hardship. 

Uistresa. "I TinxK, Elizabeth, I must .isK you to go to Chuiich thi? Aftersoox instead of this Morning, because " 

£lizabetb (iHttufnantiy). " Well, Mum, which in my last Place I was xever As'ed to go an' 'ear a Curate Preach ! " 




"Like har Impudence." 

HiMit and the Touue Ladlai ((w^cr). "Goodness Gracious, J'mima! what have voc viicns't voiii Ck'.n'i.in'" 

{This |ry,l/ attifl'l'l'ltfit'/,) 

Jemima. "Ou M, I i.k.vse '.M, which 1 Usotbstwd as tmev was a Cuis' Oct, 'M " [Rmira mmluj on Ih; t^ 

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:p5 ^fhm 



"Too Bad!" 

Coxnlo Man {in an audible WJiispert while ?iis Friend in **obliyittj" uiOi 
"Adelaide"). "Look ottT ! He's coming to the Passionate Part njw. 
You'll bee niM Wag his SnouLDtRS !" 



^IMmm 




"l-t's -the Pace that Kills." 

Miss Rattleton {icho means IVaUzin<j). "Oh, I did not sat 'Stop/^Me. 
Pf.iMi'i.rv. " 
Mr. Plompley (lUterlp hlcncn, in gosps). "'usl'RE you — mu8TBEtib.ei>— '* 

[ATid Joins the Card-players. 




The G-amu*t. 

Jack Bowbell {U./inni^tg his Song). '"Api-v Land, 'Aity Lanp-^" 

Tom Belfrrave. "Onk Moment — excuse mp, my dear Pellow — but dos't vou think the Soso would go better if you were 
TO Sound yolr ITc just a little!" 

Jack BowbelL "Eu? Soukd my JTsT" {Chuckles.) "'Snows now much you know about MusicI— No sucn Note— only uoks 
UP to O/" {Continufs.) "'Aity Land, 'Ai'fY Land " 

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0-arr'ison Instruction. 

InBtructor (talunaj). "Oextlkmf.x, a Tubee-leoged Tuestle is A ir.EiTLE wrTU Three Less. Vou uad better make a 
Note of tii\t, Gentlemen." {LiIciik xfi'ibUiuj.) 

Oeneral in Embryo (fiul not nl pMf.U Holcd for Miorfaai), afln a jnus: of aj„K Mim'cs. "I be : voir, pardox, M.vjor, bit 
now jiAsv I.ECS vio vof say the Trestle had?" (if/! siUUg.) 







Cavalry Criticism. 



Adjutant lo BMng-Uaatorj. ■An, nitiits Mr. QflCKSTEr!" (»•>() had jiat Erduinjc-t into llu JtljimeiU /nm t)u Infantry.) 
" H')\v 1>"HS lit i;KT ON?" 

Kl<Un«-M»«t«. " Well, Sir. I think he's the Hossiest Ge.\'lesian afct— and the Flttiejit Gxn'luian on a Hos that Evrr 
I've met with since I've bkk.n in the Kec'sientI" 
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'■ " The Wa y we Had in the A rm y. " 



ColoTiA (fif the prC'Exami nation period— to siitdioiis Sidt). "1 SAY, YousGSTEU, YOi; 'l.L NEVKi: make a Soldiei: if you don't 

MIND WHAT TOU'UE ABOUT!" Sub {miMllj). "I SHOULD BE SOKEY TO THISK THAT, Siu:" 

Colonel " I SAW YOU SXEAKINO UP THE HiGH STREET YESTERDAY, LOOKING LIKE A METHODIST PaUSCiS IN REDUCED CIRCUM- 
STANCES I— HoLD ur YOUR Head, Sir! Buy a Stick, Sir! Slap youk Le::, Sir! And stare at the Cikls at the Windows:" 




'/\n Officer and a Gentleman!" 

Volunteer Captain {fmmptiomly). "Officer's Ticket!" 
Considerate Clerk. "Oover'mest Tariffs hioh ox this Line, Sm. 
You'd isetter ho as a Gestle«an ! Cheaper!" 

[Tfte Captnin is s/weketl, Ivsa his presence of mind, aiut tafics atlvanitfge 
of ttic sufjijestion. 

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"The Service ^oin^ to , &c '■ " 

ENSIGN BROWN SnARES A TEXT AT WiMni.F.UOX WITH lIlS FBIEXD JONES, 
I'llIVATE IN TUE same COMI'ANV. 

Ensign Brown. "Oil, I say, Jo— Mr. .Ioses, there's one of those Peos 

I.I.USE. llEM— WILL YOU— I WISH— JUST Jl'MP OUT, AND MAKE IT FaST!" 

Private Jones. "Oh, uaxu it, Br— SIli. liRowx ! Come, I Dox'r mind 
Ti)S3lxa vou ! ! " 




Presence of Mind. 

CoMtablM (in cAflTOj). "Hoy! Hcllo ! Stop! Tcrs b.vck there ! Cax't cojce thbohok the Pabk ! ' 

Eldeilr FanuUa (in n hurry to calch a train). " P'ucESIAX, I'm the 'Ojfl SucsKTARr .'.'.' " 

S«rgeant of PoUc« (toitn atacl). "On, 1 BEO touk Pabdos, I'm sbre, Mirs 1 All rioiit— doive ov, Caobt t " 

[Oid Zady savea the train. 




Brae." 



Hgmma 
S&otfhtera 



) r i s^ui ! 

> toiutlicr i "Goodness, Gracious, < 

J ( I Pa' .' ■ 



PapK (irV) »<ij a fostioK far AnliqMta). "My deaes, I TBoroBT it wofLD uo so sicEiY eoe the Landikg at the Tor or 

THE SrAinii, EH '■ 



^^^^ 







Encou raging. 



First Bystander i,,ulc.,„, nU.rj. Sd.«l„u^Ur-ii,.ora,a .t of ,copl'. f «'™"i';); ." f °f ^MMV^roor «E.M.s-« ' 1 
Second Bystander (,„,.■<( ;«« </.».oW luM an inUtUrnt F.r„ur. h.j (U hok 0/ lam). AMMV-roor. -E.M.S 



MAKISO Ml-'':n 0^ ''■'■ ■"> '^'" 




Tine Art. 



aural ConaoU.ear. " Hk 's a P.ct.s' Two r.cruua .u- Osce, d' 

•U.s AS he's oot '"s Tuomd TUllOUOn, IHK BL>1 



VER SeeI 'Blest if I.dos-t l.M;r. vn,r iheue Liitlk 



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Our Reserves. 

(AUXILIARY FORCES, NORTH OF IKELAXU.) 
Lait Joined Supemamerary. "Now, THEN, Sentrv, why don't vol' SaiA'tk Ytiri: Oi'VKKn ^" 
XlUtU S«ntry [M r.nilc.-c IrUh VeUmn, icJo A<m bten through /V " Srfctii" War). "S.vl.UTB, is IT? DiVKi, A Salute yol' 'Lr, 

CET ONTILL YE PaY YEU FlTTIS" ! !" 




Badinage.. 



Facatloiu 'Bui-Driver {igtriaii lit prill ii;0 "'Ele y'are. Sip.. Look sHAn^ lin.L AM) ELI' THE Gex'leman l.-i wjiu lii» 
LuooA'iK : " 

Obimney-Sweep (irAofr stlf-rtspcd it Kurt) uses atrvH-j Imujiiatj^ t 

'Bue-DriTer. "Bet. Pard's, Sin. Ces'ijmax ain't tin: is, liic.T, He's a loosis' iit For. a MIatlas. Ooin' to Mapam 
Toosawk's, to *ave his St.vtty done in ■Wax-Work!!" 

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Particular to a Hair, 

Irate Major (to hairy Sub.). "Whex next you come ox Parade, Sit., have the Goodness to LEA^-^ those confounded 

"WeaTHEKCOCKS behind vol" ! " 




C h ro nol o4 y 



'Bus-DriTor. "Thev Tkix me theke've nKEX some Coins eoinu in these 
|£KE 'KXKVXAnoss TilA] 'a IIEEN BllMEU THEnE A JIaiter o' Fofll OR Fn B 
UNDltriD Yeai: \\" 

Paasenrer Priond. "Oil, that's Xothix' ! Whv, there's some ix i he 
Brisk Mlstrji— ah— moke than Two Thoisasd Veak tH.D!;" 
_ 'Biu-Drlver {.afler n jniix). " (.■.imk, Ge..1!i:k, that won't no, ver know ! 
CaDSE \VEI:E only in EIUUTX 'L'NDRUJ AS' SlXTT-KlNI. Now • ' I" • 

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"Bus -Measure." 

•Bus-Driver. "Ne\er see the foMET?! Whv, wherever could YOlf 

'•*' " (■V"(iV'-.< Xharlnas 0/ •• Oc'ilmmn's " luitr, i-c, and kaitalea). "How- 

SOMEVKi: " 

Fassonnr UtUmnii liia tm'jarmsamtnt). "Whereabouts was it!" 
DrlTM. ■Wem., I'm. TeM YEll. Ir was about the LES.iTU 0' run TIRE 
V.l> EU'-ll IH.' FoKEAIIDEtT LkAUEU IN ItlE (;UE.KT Ueak'" 




Tricks upon Travellers. 

Bonsor (limni ii;»« liUU Sliimfij/, irAo'j <i fnal loaslcr ulmil /.i» "SKtU" iKguainlaitrf, aiid his r-rlnaixr " Tmir/, " oiul thit <Knr 
aycMllij, rff.ira PaUaliM imy). "DlB Vou SEK IliE DAKDAKKLLES !" 

Stannary. " Eu ' The— eu ! On, y»'— yes ! Jollv Feelacs as evef. I met ! Dised with 'em .vt Viesxah '. " 

ILilllf S. *<M ir/l /«' Cluh. 




Quantity not .Quality. 

Brown, S«nior. "Well, Fked, what did you see DVRiNo YOfR Trip Adroai>!'' 
Brown, Junior. "Aw— 'pox it' WORD, 'don't know what I saw 'xAtTLT, 'oxLY know ? i" 
Eight Towns, and Foi'k Mocntains. than Smith did in the same time:" 



iiv Thi;ki I ilI'NTRIK-*, 




A Vyoman of Business' 



Hn8band (wlio hia Iccn m A'. CmUiimil, 
Oteiidrawn at the Bank !" 



and Irjt Im Wife some Blank Vlu^qufs). 



"MV DEAr. LOL-ISA, I flSU VOU HAVE CONSlUEIiABLY 



Wife. "0. K0>.SES»K, W,....V, HOW CAS THAT BE? WhV. I'vE TWO OK THO 



.sE Bla^-k Cheques left yet : I 




"Reason in Woman." 

TOM, wife. •■GK..UOE. BEAK, TVE HAD A TaI.K WITH THE SeKVASTS TH13 
MOR°^' AND rVE A<n:Er.D TO 1U.SE THE.n Wa.KS. THEV SAID EVERVTB.SO 

w!b Jo Deab .now-Meat was so H.qh, and Cua,.s had R.SEK TO SCCH A 
P^cTaHI. EVERTH.N..— 1 THOUOHT TH.» WAS KeASONABLE, BECAME 1 VH 
SO OTTUI «»APn TOC COHPLAIK OF THE SAME THINO. 
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MAKE THIS MlNT- 



"Our Failures." 
Hu.l>and. ■•! SAY, Lizzie, what os Eabth did yo 

Sauce of!" „ „.,„., i ■> 

■Zouiit Witt {<oho!,«^bcc^'- helping" Cock). "Pauley, to be sueeI 




"Where there's a Will there's a Way/" 

Cook. "Please, M, I wishes to Give Warning " Mistress ,s^(l•J^,■iMf^), " Whv, what's tue MATren ?" 

Cook. "Tub Fwt is Mi'm, I'ii uoi.va to ket Married!" Mistress. "Why, Cook, I did not Know you were Engaged!" 

Cook. "WlIKH I HAM NuT A2ACTLY EnGAOED AS YET, MlM ; HIT I Fi:i;i.S .MYSELF TO DE OF THAT 'ApPY Disl-OSITION AS I COCLD 

'oY£ HANY Man, MlM :" 




^^i^f^L*^^^ 




"Sat/s factory/" 

T^iatnn. "Wkll, Jt-ssii:, I'm coino into Kaiiinb, and will sti: yolt. 
UuTiiKi:. Can I oiVE ueii any M^issaci: fi:om yolm" 

Jusla {Iter frst •' pliKx"), "Ol-, MtM, ye i an jcsr Say I'm is-u' weel 
Pleaded wi' vk ! ; " 



1EO 



"Ha^ Ha' The Wooi n' O't I" 

' Toonff MlstroLi (yrnrcltf ; she had seen an affyxlivtuite jinrting at Ute tyinJkn.- 
gaU-). "I Si'.K You '\ B COT A Yofxo Ma.v, Jase;" 
I Jane ("i^l.ojtticnitif). "Oxly Walked Oct with him Once, M'u'm:" 
Kistress. '-0, BUT I Thought I Saw— didn't you— didn't he— takk a 

Kl--. JANKf ■' 

Jane. "O. M'm, only as a FnnNn. M'm!1" 




"The Way we Build no\^. 



Indignant Houseowner {Itc hutl hmnl it u-as so much citatjicr, in the en I, tn hinj your Housi), " \Vu' Wll\r's rni: — what An 
-Wfl.v' — WHAT DO VOf SL'rroSE IS THE MEANISU OF THIS, Ml:. ScAMI-LIXG I f" 

Local Builder. "T' Tcr, Tut! "Well, Sin, I 'stect.^ sums uneN be;;:,- a-Leanin' agix it: !" 




"In the Long Run" 



Town Oent. " Kow Do vou ri.\D KEGn.vu rouuiiv assweks!" 

Country Oent {hidy retired). "0, 'ta, s'l'osHD T« AXSWEll. V ^E^; TllEr.E's THE OIIICIXAI. C'osr oy THE Fuwi.s— 'r cciuilsE 
THE Kuou i;uES UOIV.N TO ME, l' KXOW. WeI.I., TIIEX, I I'l-UUHASE THE ElltS Fllu.M THE ClIILDKEX, AXD THEY Eat THEM!!!" 




Rather too Li^teral. 

Country Oentleman (m a rage). "Why, what uave you beex up TO, YOU Idiot ! You've let biu down, asd 
New Groom. "Ye.*;, yer Honn'er, ye tculd me to Break him ; ax* Bcue he is, E^ees an' all, wokse LrcE! 




" Bon Voyage 



Xoaan {shot into a nkf soft loam) txuUiwjly. **A— ha— a! I am safe 0-viRE : 5ow it is yuL'E Ti-RM, SlKF-rrEtt Timbre 

JOMVRI ! COMS ox, SaAE ! " 

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'Fiat Experimentiim," &c. 



TO Trt him. Sib; " 







! r reverent. 
P„u..»« («,, «K .™..» o/»ur ..C-.»/n,.<.-o."). "S.-..! STor! Go ..ck ■ Yc. must 

o' lUt HliHOP EVKIY MiSUIEl" , 

C^bby ,M,^,mo). "AIL B.ouT ! VThVve oot tue old Bukfeb .ns.de . 
1S3 



HTC.MK.X HEUEl WKUEEXPKT.y 




Wet and Dry. 

Cakreful Wife. "Abe tou very wet, Deab?" 

Ardent Angler {turning up his jUak). "No; DRY AS A LiME-KiLN— nAr£.\'T had a drop these Two Hours: 




'Not so Fast.!" 

Old 0«at. (KMajKoitxj, in ilu U'ilda c/ GlrHmucHe). "All, wkll, this is VKKt Jolly! Weilth's a cceat BLUsma - yor 
TBAT I'k A Rich Mas- uit ajtcr iiii: Tikmipm. am. W.ip.iiv or llLsisiiss, to dk adle to RmKE to thlse cuaumiso SoLiTiont. 

THE SlLBSTE ONLY BlloKIIV UY THE CEATKri'I. iJ'irNDS OF THE EIPl'LINO StKEAM (' HuilN," I MEAM. AU ! I WKAr.I.Y UAU HISI TUE.N '.)^ 

AMD THE IllM or THE I!ec ; To BE ABLE TO LEAVK LOSDOS XSO ITS Tir.ESOME MILLIONS, AXO roKorr ALL THE U)W " 

ToiM from th« Brl(lc« (<*t uliquUaua •"Any"). "Colli) YEP. 'liLlct US WITH A VTolul, Gov'soUB !" ! ! 
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Banting In the Yeomanry. 

Troop-Serff«ant Major. *' It comes to this, Captain, 'a mun e'thzh azv' 
X New Jacket ok kkock off one o' my Meals I" 



Something fiom the Provinces. 

ExcoTBionlst (polUchj). "Can YOU KINDLY Direct me the Nf.akest Wm 

to SLAfM.EY ?" 

Powerful Navvy. " Ah CAN PooNCH th' Head <> thee!" 

lExcursioiiisi Tctircs hastSjf^ 







■■ Ways and Means/' 

First Country a«ntlemBn. '"Mean Hustino THIS WiNTEii, Chahlie?" 
S«coiid Country Qentleman {dmM/uUy). "'Shall thy and 'Work' it.' 
First Country Gentleman. **HowT" 

Second Country Gentleman. "Give up the Uxder-Nurse, I think." 
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B la tik Firing. 



Ancient ^iwrtaman (ir/u>5« Sight it not what ii tucd to be). " I'lcK 'eu 
James, ikk 'j;m irl Why don't you pick 'em uri" 
Veteran Keeper. " 'Cauu thkre bean't Kxnc down, hy Lord I " 



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